1952.0256 Chest of drawers
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Chest of drawers (High chest)

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  • Place of Origin:

    Concord, Massachusetts, New England, United States, North America

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  • Materials:

    Cherry; Maple, soft; Pine, white; Brass

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Object Number


Object Name

Chest of drawers (High chest)



Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Henry Francis du Pont

Place of Origin

Concord, Massachusetts, New England, United States, North America

Secondary Origin Notes

Origin is probably Concord, Massachusetts




Cherry; Maple, soft; Pine, white; Brass

Dimensions (inches)

89.125 (H) , 41.25 (W) , 21 (D)

Dimensions (centimeters)

226.378 (H) , 104.775 (W) , 53.34 (D)

Measurement Notes

OW and OD is of cornice. H (case) 82.375 in. (209.2 cm); W (upper case) 38.25 in. (97.2 cm); W (lower case) 40 in. (101.6 cm); W (feet) 40.5 in. (102.9 cm); D (upper case) 19.5 in. (49.5 cm); D (lower case) 19.75 in. (50.2 cm); D (feet) 20.375 in. (51.7 cm).

Object Description

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Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Article] Cummin, Hazel E. 10//1931 The Concord Antiquarian Collection and its Setting, Part 2. Old-Time New England. 22
Published: p. 61
[Book] Downs, Joseph & du Pont, Henry Francis. 1952 American Furniture: Queen Anne and Chippendale Periods, in the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum.
Published: fig. 189
[Chapter] Kaye, Myrna. Concord Case Furniture: Cabinetry Twenty Miles from the Bay [Book] Benes, Peter. 1982 The Bay and the River, 1600-1900.
Published: p. 35, fig. 4
[Article] Kettell, Russell H. 04//1958 Joseph Hosmer, Cabinetmaker: His Work. Antiques. 73
Published: p. 359, fig. 6
[Chapter] Lovell, Margaretta Markle. Boston Blockfront Furniture [Book] Whitehill, Walter Muir. 1974 Boston Furniture of the Eighteenth Century.
Published: p. 130
[Book] Margon, Lester. 1971 More American Furniture Treasures, 1620-1840.
Published: p. 242
[Book] Nutting, Wallace. 1928 Furniture Treasury.
Reprint 1966, Published: no. 342
[Book] Richards, Nancy E. & Evans, Nancy Goyne. 1997 New England Furniture at Winterthur: Queen Anne and Chippendale Periods.
Published: cat. no. 167, pp. 326-29.
[Book] Wood, David F. 1996 The Concord Museum: Decorative Arts from a New England Collection.
Published: fig. 11.1
[Article] Wood, David F. 05//1997 A Group of Concord, Massachusetts Furniture. Antiques.
Published: p. 743
[Chapter] Wood, David F. Cabinetmaking Practices in Revolutionary Concord: New Evidence [Book] Benes, Peter. 2000 Rural New England Furniture: People, Place and Production, Annual Proceedings of the Dublin Seminar for New England Folklife.
Published: fig. 3, 36