chest, New England oak and pine panelled; of a type popularly known as 'Connecticut Chests' and believed to have originated in that locality; constructed of quartered oak, the hinged lid of pine; the front is divided into three arched panels carved with serrated ornament and framed by ebonized split balusters and round bosses; ends are similarly panelled; stands on extensions of the corner stiles

Chest, c. 1680-1700

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Title
Chest
Role
Artist
Accession Number
28.60
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chest, New England oak and pine panelled; of a type popularly known as 'Connecticut Chests' and believed to have originated in that locality; constructed of quartered oak, the hinged lid of pine; the front is divided into three arched panels carved with serrated ornament and framed by ebonized split balusters and round bosses; ends are similarly panelled; stands on extensions of the corner stiles