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Early American Furnishings

Walnut Chippendale Tall Chest, Pennsylvania or Maryland, c.1780

Pa. or Md. Tall Chest, c.1780

an American Chippendale walnut tall chest; yellow poplar and chestnut secondary woods; 3/4 depth dustboards (one missing); all original feet and backboards retain some original rose head nails; side foot blocks are solid “bootjack” extensions of sides; replaced, or more likely, added back foot brackets; hardware replaced; possible Maryland attribution is based on the provincial use of chestnut secondary and the lack of quarter columns; dimensions: 60″ tall x 38″ wide x 19″ deep (scroll down for details)