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Blanket Chest

Object Number: 
1963.171
Date: 
ca. 1787
Medium: 
Walnut, pine
Dimensions: 
Overall: 28 1/2 x 52 1/2 x 23 in. ( 72.4 x 133.4 x 58.4 cm )
Marks: 
inlaid: "AS1787"
Description: 
Rectangular walnut chest; rectangular lid with molded rim; front has applied carved and inlaid shell and inlaid "A S 1787,"; applied mid molding above three lipped drawers; molded base on shaped bracket feet with carved and inlaid shell pendant at center.
Gallery Label: 
The bottoms of two of the feet of this chest have been replaced.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Irving S. Olds
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group