Lot 184
New England William and Mary Walnut Highboy
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Early 18th century, two part form, walnut veneer, white pine secondary, applied molding to top edge, two over three flush drawers to the upper case with convex drawer stiles, the base with applied flared waist molding, small central drawer flanked by two deep drawers, shaped and scalloped front and side skirts, raised on turned inverted trumpet legs, shaped stretcher base, turned raised onion foot.

61.75 x 39.5 x 22.25 in., upper case width 34.5 in.

From the Collection of the Historic Cupola House, Edenton, North Carolina

Base with dovetailed back board, wrought nails; upper case with rosehead nails to back boards.

Later pulls with plug holes; upper case small spline to side panels at shrinkage split; small lower center drawer with later bottom; small lower right drawer with indistinct cursive to outer panel; right rear leg with shrinkage split; several feet with minor loss and shrinkage splits; later drawer guides to bottom drawers; lower case front upper stiles with shrinkage cracks and splitting.