Rare Philadelphia Mahogany Valuables Chest On St
Rare Philadelphia mahogany valuables chest on stand, ca. 1720, the upper section with nine small drawers resting on an attached base with a single drawer and baluster turned legs joined by flat serpentine stretchers, 26'' h., 17'' w. For a nearly identical chest, probably made in the same shop, see Griffith, Lee Ellen The Pennsylvania Spice Box, figure 4-9 and PMA Worldly Goods, fig. 162.
Bottom and top long drawers are early replacements. Period pulls with new wires. Lacking secret drawer behind center drawer. Center drawer bottom replaced. Break to stretcher. Small losses to two ring turnings on legs. Small repaired break to top rear cor