Chest-on-Chest

Attributed to Thomas Affleck, American (born Scotland), 1740 - 1795

Geography:
Made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America

Date:
1770-1785

Medium:
Mahogany, mahogany veneer, red gum, white cedar, yellow poplar; brass

Dimensions:
8 feet 2 1/2 inches x 3 feet 11 1/2 inches x 1 feet 11 1/4 inches (250.2 x 120.7 x 59.1 cm)

Curatorial Department:
American Art

* Fairmount Park Houses, Mount Pleasant, Second Floor, River-View Bedroom

Accession Number:
1926-19-1

Credit Line:
Purchased with the Elizabeth S. Shippen Fund, 1926

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