Queen Anne Bonnet-Top Highboy
Probably Wethersfield, Connecticut, ca. 1765-1780
Cherry, secondary wood, white pine
Over-all in great condition, old replaced finials, original brass, historic refinished surface.
This elegant, vertically lifting, bonnet-top high boy has a broken arch scrolled pediment with a carved pinwheel plinth above three small drawers, the central fan carved, above four graduated drawers. The lower case is fitted with a waist molding with one long drawer over three small, the center with a matching fan carved drawer over a shaped skirt with carved cupid’s-bow, supported by graceful cariole legs ending on disc-form pad feet.
Provenance: Peter Tillou, Litchfield, Ct., 1974; Andy Williams collection,
2015, Private Collection, Branson, Missouri
Dimensions: 88” h., 37 1/2” w., 20” d.
Item ID: F-CP-HB 024