THE ABBOT FAMILY EARLY QUEEN ANNE HIGHBOY

Boston   Circa 1735

Primary Wood: Walnut
Secondary Wood: White Pine

Height: 72 inches
Width: 39 inches
Depth: 21 inches

Provenance: The piece descended in the Abbot family of Andover, Massachusetts. Sarah Abbot (d. 1850) left a prodigious sum to the academy that once beared her name. The Abbot academy was the sister school to Phillips Academy and they merged in 1973.

Reference: Please see a very similar walnut veneered highboy in American Case Furniture in the Mabel Brady Garvan and Other Collections at Yale University by Gerald Ward, pages 249-250, number 129, and in The Furniture of Historic Deerfield by Dean Fales, page 210, number 429.

Item Number: 7270

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