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Chest-on-chest

Date:
ca. 1799
Geography:
Made in New Hampshire, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Maple, white pine
Dimensions:
79 5/8 x 43 1/8 x 21 7/8 in. (202.2 x 109.5 x 55.6 cm)
Classification:
Furniture
Credit Line:
Gift of Dorothy O. and Diana Schubart, in memory of William Howard Schubart, 1953
Accession Number:
53.198a–c
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Inscription: inscribed in ink inside upper case back: Newboston January 17th 1799 / For things Received i promissed / To pay peter Nobody the sum / of Nine Dolers and three cents / L[awful] M[oney] or With interest til paid / Witness My hand Hugh gregg / Atest Samuel gregg
Mr. and Mrs. William H. Schubart, New York, until 1953
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