Chest of drawers (High chest)

  • Category:

    Furniture

  • Creator (Role):

    Townsend-Goddard School (Artist)

  • Place of Origin:

    Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, New England, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1750-1760

  • Materials:

    Mahogany; Pine, white; Tulip poplar; Chestnut; Brass

  • Museum Object Number:

    1951.0032


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1951.0032

Object Name

Chest of drawers (High chest)

Category

Furniture

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

Townsend-Goddard School (Artist)

Place of Origin

Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, New England, United States, North America

Date

1750-1760

Materials

Mahogany; Pine, white; Tulip poplar; Chestnut; Brass

Dimensions (inches)

84.5 (H) , 40.125 (W) , 22.5 (D)

Dimensions (centimeters)

214.63 (H) , 101.918 (W) , 57.15 (D)

Measurement Notes

OW and OD are at the knees.

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Richards, Nancy E. & Evans, Nancy Goyne. 1997 New England Furniture at Winterthur: Queen Anne and Chippendale Periods.
No. 172
[Book] Downs, Joseph & du Pont, Henry Francis. 1952 American Furniture: Queen Anne and Chippendale Periods, in the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum.
No. 191
[Book] Hayward, Helena & Ash, Douglas. 1990 World Furniture: an illustrated history.
fig. 694
[Book] Davidson, Marshall B. 1967 The American Heritage History of Colonial Antiques.
P. 227
[Catalogue] Ayres, William S. 11//1982 Delaware Antiques Show Catalogue.

[Book] Kirk, John T. 1982 American Furniture and the British Tradition to 1830.

[Thesis] Ploetz, Joan. 1997 18th Century High Chests from Salem, Massachusetts.

[Electronic] Yale University Art Gallery. Rhode Island Furniture Archive.
RIF286
[Article] 2001 Shells, Scrolls, & Cabrioles: American Furniture from Winterthur at the Winter Antiques Show. Winterthur Magazine. (December 2001): 35-42.
Published: p. 37