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Chest on Chest

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Artist Unknown (United States)

Date

c. 1770-1790

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Chest on Chest, Artist Unknown (United States)
Chest on Chest: Gallery Label - Current
: A New London County Chest-on-Chest
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Furniture | Mahogany, white pine, brass hardware
Size: 84 1/2 x 42 3/8 in. (214.63 x 107.63 cm)
Creation Place: North America, United States, Connecticut, New London County, probably Colchester
Culture: North America, United States, Connecticut
Style: 18th century
Physical Description: American carved Chippendale mahogany chest-on-chest, upper molded swan neck cresting having sunflower terminals and fitted with two carved flaming finilas lain in leaf and center with brass ball and convex shell and flanked by scrolling leafage; the unusu
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Mrs. Edwin Dodge Johnston
Accession Number: 71.11a-l
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009