Mahogany, yellow pine, tulip poplar
78 3/4 x 45 1/4 x 23 in. (200 x 114.9 x 58.4 cm)
Gift of E. M. Newlin, 1964 (64.249.3)
Until its acquisition by the Museum, this chest remained in the great landholding Van Rensselaer family of Albany, New York. Note the wide cornice, canted-and-fluted corners, front claw feet with carved knees, and ogee-bracket rear feet—all typical of New York furniture design.