Object photography

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On View Barbara Weld Putnam Gallery, level 1

Object description

  • Abraham Watson (Salem and Massachusetts, 1712-1790)
  • Chest-on-chest, 1750-1760
  • Mahogany, white pine, brass
  • Salem, Massachusetts, United States
  • H: 88 in, W: 42 3/4 in, D: 22 1/2 in (H: 223.5 cm, W: 108.6 cm, D: 57.1 cm)
  • Bequest of Mrs. Arthur W. West, 1993
  • 124043

DESCRIPTION

This is a chest on chest with eight large and three small drawers with brass mounting. It has a shaped hood, block front, and shell carved ornaments.

Exhibition History

  • American Decorative Arts exhibition, Peabody Essex Museum; June 03, 2003 through Present