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Chest of drawers

Chest of drawers
Title
Chest of drawers
Date 
1700-1710
Medium 
Maple; pine; poplar
Dimensions 
Overall: 36 x 37 1/4 x 20 3/8 in. ( 91.4 x 94.6 x 51.8 cm )
Description 
Maple William and Mary chest of drawers; slightly overhanging top and projecting base with applied half-round and cove molding; five drawers with two in line over three graduated drawers below; drawers have two brass tear-drop pulls (not original) and lower drawers have quatrefoil escutcheons around keyholes at center; large ball feet.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Object Number 
1944.200
Gallery Label 
This chest of drawers may have started out as the upper section to a high chest of drawers.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group