Cherry Carved Chest-on-chest, Norwich, Connecticut, late 18th century, the cove-molded and dentil-carved cornice above a central fan-carved drawers flanked by two short drawers and four drawers below, set into a lower case of two drawers on scrolled bracket feet, mostly original brasses, old refinish, ht. 74 1/2, wd. 40, dp. 20 in.
The Collection of Donald Ballou Reid, Butternut Farm, Glastonbury, Connecticut.
some thumbmolding patches, crack to upper right drawer front, shrinkage cracks and separations to side, one foot cracked and repaired, three of the four vertical glue blocks on underside missing, possible old replacement to at least one flat triangular glue block.
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