Queen Anne/Chippendale highboy
Private collection, Amherst NY

Basic shape: typically Queen Anne style
Mounts and feet: typically

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Circa 1750 Queen Anne: flat top with overhanging molded cornice

Shell design on drawer with brass pull

Pine and tiger maple wood ... Willow mounts with bail handles

Shell design on tiger maple drawer with brass pull

One of two front drop finials on skirt

Photos and their arrangement © 2007 Chuck LaChiusa
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