High chest of drawers (in two sections)
Walnut, tulip poplar, white pine
Overall: 98 3/8 x 44 3/8 x 27 7/8 in. ( 249.9 x 112.7 x 70.8 cm )
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.
Gift of Mrs. Screven Lorillard in memory of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
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