American Queen Anne Period 18th Century chest of drawers in pine, retaining the original old red painted surface, having a single-board
cavetto-molded top overhanging a case fitted with five graduated thumb-molded drawers divided by beaded mortised rails, above a molded ogee-shaped bracket base.
The drawers are fitted with a lock corresponding to a brass bat-wing shaped escutcheon centering two cast-brass curved bails mounted on bat-wing shaped brass back-plates. Single-board sides.
Dating is c. 1740-1780. Good overall condition. The brass hardware is a later replacement. Ex: the collection of Raymond and Mary Yarton.
Hand-dovetail construction with hand-chamfered drawer bottoms. Measures 43" tall, 29" wide and 19 1/4" deep.