Chippendale style

Highboy, c. 1760-80

Recent scholarship has suggested that the carving on this chest was done by an unknown craftsman, now called the "Spikey Leaf Carver," as the spikey veins of his leaves run off the edge of the wood.

Details
Title
Highboy
Artist Life
(Philadelphia)
Role
Artist
Accession Number
31.23
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Chippendale style