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American Decorative Arts

Chest of drawers

1790–1815

American black walnut, light- and dark- wood inlay; drawer backs; other elements, yellow poplar; bottom of case, other elements, eastern white pine

54 3/16 × 42 × 20 1/2 in. (137.6 × 106.7 × 52 cm)
other (Case): 40 15/16 × 19 3/4 in. (104 × 50.1 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.2319
Geography: 
Made in Pennsylvania
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th–19th century
Classification: 
Furniture
Provenance: 

A.J. Pennypacker, Pennsburg, PA; by sale to Francis P. Garvan, New York, to 1930; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

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), 151–52, no. 70, 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.