American Decorative Arts

Base of High Chest

1740–60

Maple, yellow poplar, pine

32 × 35 3/4 × 18 7/8 in. (81.3 × 90.8 × 47.9 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.2386
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Furniture
Geography: 
Made in Connecticut
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Francis P. Garvan (untill 1930, donated to Yale University Art Gallery)

Bibliography: 

Anderson Galleries and American Art Association, New York, Colonial Furniture, Silver, and Decorations: The Collection of the Late Philip Flayderman, sale cat. (January 2–4, 1930), 35.

Gerald W. R. Ward, American Case Furniture in the Mabel Brady Garvan and Other Collections at Yale University (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1988), 463, app. no. 17, ill.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.