Commode (chest of drawers)

French Canadian
1780–90


Object Place: Montreal, Québec, Canada

Dimensions

Overall: 87 x 120 x 62.9 cm (34 1/4 x 47 1/4 x 24 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1994.83

Medium or Technique

Butternut, white pine

On View

Amelia Peabody Gallery (Gallery 137)

Collections

Americas, Europe

Classifications

Case furniture and boxes

Arbalète (crossbow-shaped) form with shaped apron and claw-and-ball feet.

Provenance

ca. 1994, consigned to auction by a private collector from Cape Cod, Massachusetts; purchased at Northeast Auctions, Manchester, New Hampshire, April 16-17, 1994, lot 615 (Accession Date May 25, 1994)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Dorothy Buhler in memory of Sarah M. Gilbert, Gift of Estelle S. Frankfurter, and gift of John Gardner Greene Estate, by exchange