Block Front Chest, between 1770 and 1780

  • American

Mahogany with brass fixtures

  • Framed: Overall: 28 1/2 × 18 1/2 × 32 inches (72.4 × 47 × 81.3 cm)

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Edsel B. Ford

28.45

Department

American Art before 1950

  • Blockfront
  • Chippendale
  • Mahogany
  • Brass (alloy)
  • Furniture
  • Chest of drawers
  • Boston

Provenance

Israel Sack; Edsel and Eleanor Ford; 1928-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

Bulletin of the DIA 9, 8 (1928): pp. 96-101.

Rights Status

American, Block Front Chest, between 1770 and 1780, mahogany with brass fixtures. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Edsel B. Ford, 28.45.