Geography: Possibly made in Long Island, New York, United States; Possibly made in New York, New York, United States
Culture: American or British
Medium: Sweet gum, yellow poplar, yellow pine, white oak
Dimensions: 58 x 45 x 24 1/2 in. (147.3 x 114.3 x 62.2 cm)
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1936
Accession Number: 36.112a, b
The type of leg seen on this high chest was likely derived from the spiral columns of European Baroque architecture. Spiral twisted legs, a rarity in American furniture, can sometimes be found on high chests and tables made in New York.