Sunday, June 9, 2013

Furniture from the Milwaukee Art Museum

Middletown, Connecticut
 Six-board Chest, ca. 1690
26 5/8 x 53 3/8 x 20 1/2 in. (67.63 x 135.57 x 52.07 cm)

Hadley or Hatfield area, Massachusetts
Chest, ca. 1710
Oak
Lent by the Chipstone Foundation

Wethersfield, Connecticut
 Dressing Table, 1750–60
Cherry, birch, yellow poplar, chestnut with original brass hardware
30 1/4 x 33 1/16 x 21 1/4 in. (76.84 x 83.98 x 53.98 cm)



Coastal Connecticut
Banister-Back Great Chair, 1750–90
Wood, soft maple and white oak with wicker seat
43 7/8 x 22 3/4 x 16 in. (111.44 x 57.79 x 40.64 cm)

Probably Boston, Massachusetts
 Card Table, ca. 1760–90
Mahogany, eastern white pine, birch, red gum, yellow poplar, white oak and cherry
28 x 34 1/8 x 17 1/2 in. (71.12 x 86.68 x 44.45 cm)



Photos and copy from the Milwaukee Art Museum.
Photo credit John R. Glembin except the Hadley Chest which was supplied by Chipstone Foundation

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