Queen Anne Bonnet-Top Highboy
SOLDConnecticut, Newtown area, ca. 1765-1785
Cherry; secondary wood: pine, oak, and sycamore
Condition: Fine condition, original finials and stamped brass. See full condition report.
This rare and possibly unique highboy has a broken arch pediment with a closed bonnet highlighted with carved rosettes above a large central drawer flanked by two smaller drawers on each side above three graduated long drawers flanked by carved fluted pilaster columns. The lower case is fitted with a conforming waist molding with a long drawer above a central fan-carved drawer flanked by two smaller drawers on each side above a carved skirt with drop finials supported by cabriole legs with exceptionally well carved “fish-scale” knees ending on carved ball and claw feet. There is related High Chest in the Collection of the Connecticut Historical Society.
Dimensions: 85 ½”h x 42 ½”w (waist molding), 22”d (waist molding)
Item ID: F-CP-HB 013