Important Chester County, Pennsylvania Queen Anne walnut ''Octorara'' chest on chest, ca. 1760, the upper section with a wall of troy molding, over a linen drawer and three arched drawers, above two short and three long drawers, flanked by raised panel sides, resting on a two-drawer base, supported by ogee bracket feet with closed spurs, 88'' h., 43 1/4'' w. Illustrated in Beckerdite, American Furniture 2011, fig. 47. Provenance: Margaret Berwyn Schiffer.
Brasses replaced. A few lip losses including a large chip to bottom drawer. Some repaired cracks to feet.