Painted Chest over Drawers, Old Saybrook/Guilford, Connecticut, area, late 17th/early 18th century, the top opens on snipe hinges above a well and single arch-molded case with two drawers below, applied lower molding and modern ball feet, old painted surface of red and white foliate designs under varnish, overall ht. 43 1/2, wd. 38 1/2, dp. 17 1/2 in.
Provenance: Lillian Cogan, 1981.
when purchased in 1981, the piece had no feet and Lillian Cogan had feet added "in the appropriate manner" according to the consignor's notes. backboards renailed, snipe hinges later
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