Not on view

Until its acquisition by the Museum, this chest remained in the great landholding Van Rensselaer family of Albany, New York. Note the wide cornice, canted-and-fluted corners, front claw feet with carved knees, and ogee-bracket rear feet—all typical of New York furniture design.

Chest-on-chest, Mahogany, yellow poplar, yellow pine, white pine, American

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