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High Chest of Drawers and Dressing Table

Artist/maker: John Head, American (born England), 1688 - 1754. Made for Catherine Johnson, and Caspar Wistar, American (born Waldhilsbach, Baden-Württemberg, Germany), 1696 - 1752.

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

Date:
1726

Medium:
Walnut, yellow pine, cedar; brass

Dimensions:
High Chest: 66 15/16 × 42 1/8 × 23 1/4 inches (170 × 107 × 59.1 cm) Dressing Table: 30 11/16 × 33 7/8 × 23 1/4 inches (78 × 86 × 59.1 cm)

Curatorial Department:
American Art

* Gallery 202, American Art, second floor (Flammer Gallery)

Accession Number:
1928-7-12,13

Credit Line:
Gift of Lydia Thompson Morris, 1928

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