1957.0506 Chest, High Chest
  • 1957.0506 Chest, High Chest
  • Enlarge

  •            

Chest of drawers (High chest)

  • Category:

    Furniture

  • Place of Origin:

    Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1765-1775

  • Materials:

    Mahogany; Cedar; Tulip poplar; Brass; Lacquer

  • Museum Object Number:

    1957.0506


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1957.0506

Object Name

Chest of drawers (High chest)

Category

Furniture

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Henry Francis du Pont

Place of Origin

Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Date

1765-1775

Materials

Mahogany; Cedar; Tulip poplar; Brass; Lacquer

Dimensions (inches)

100.25 (H) , 46.25 (W) , 23.25 (D)

Dimensions (centimeters)

254.635 (H) , 117.475 (W) , 59.055 (D)

Measurement Notes

OW and OD are at the cornice.

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Downs, Joseph & du Pont, Henry Francis. 1952 American Furniture: Queen Anne and Chippendale Periods, in the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum.
Published: no. 198.
[Book] Hummel, Charles F. 1976 A Winterthur Guide to Chippendale Furniture: Middle Atlantic and Southern Colonies.
Published: plates 11 and 11a.
[Book] Cooper, Wendy A. & Minardi, Lisa. Paint, Pattern & People: Furniture of Southeastern Pennsylvania 1725-1850.
Published: p. xvi, fig. 6 and p. 229, fig. 6
[Article] 2001 Shells, Scrolls, & Cabrioles: American Furniture from Winterthur at the Winter Antiques Show. Winterthur Magazine. (December 2001): 35-42.
Published: p. 41