High Chest of Drawers

Date: 1780 - 1800

This graceful high chest of drawers is part of a select group of furniture made by an unnamed cabinetmaker working in Wethersfield, Connecticut, in the late 1700s. The cabinetmaker incorporated consistent construction nuances and used uniform proportions, designs, and decorative details on his furniture.

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Medium: Cherry, white pine, and brass

Inscriptions: An inscription on this high chest states that the Birchard family once owned it.

Dimensions: H: 84 1/2 x W: 37 x D: 20 1/4 in.

Place: Wethersfield, Connecticut

Accession: 1126

Collection: Julian Wood Glass Jr. Collection

Category: Furniture - American

Tags: White pine , Chest , Wethersfield, Connecticut

Purchased March 22, 1990 from Walton's Antiques.