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High chest of drawers (in two sections)

High chest of drawers (in two sections)
High chest of drawers (in two sections)
High chest of drawers (in two sections)
High chest of drawers (in two sections)
High chest of drawers (in two sections)
Title
High chest of drawers (in two sections)
Date 
1760-1780
Medium 
Walnut, tulip poplar, white pine
Dimensions 
Overall: 98 3/8 x 44 3/8 x 27 7/8 in. ( 249.9 x 112.7 x 70.8 cm )
Description 
Walnut Chippendale high chest of drawers in two parts; upper part with broken scroll pediment with applied carved rosettes, cartouche, and flame finials (cartouche and finials repaired but possibly original); carved shell and scrollwork in typanum; case has fluted quarter columns and a row of three drawers in line over two larger drawers over three graduated drawers; lower case has restraining molding at top, one long drawer over three drawers in line, the center drawer having a carved shell and scrollwork; fluted quarter columns, serpentine skirt with center pendant shell, and cabriole legs with carved knees and ball-and-claw feet.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Screven Lorillard in memory of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Object Number 
1954.169
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group