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American Decorative Arts
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Chest over Drawers

1740–60

Maple; eastern white pine, drawer linings and back boards (by microanalysis)

36 × 38 × 18 7/8 in. (91.4 × 96.5 × 47.9 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.2279
Geography: 
Made in Massachusetts, North America
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Furniture
Provenance: 

Jacob Margolis (born Russia, probably 1875), New York; consigned to Anderson Galleries, November 8, 1924, lot 508; sold to Francis P. Garvan (1875–1937), New York; by gift to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1930

Bibliography: 

Anderson Galleries, New York, Fifth Sale of Fine Early American Furniture Gathered by Jacob Margolis, sale cat. (November 8, 1924), 90, lot 508.

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.