Queen Anne Chest on Chest on Frame, Wethersfield, CT

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Queen Anne cherry bonnet top chest-on-chest-on-frameQueen Anne cherry bonnet top chest-on-chest-on-frame featuring a sunburst carved plinth and drawer and an elaborately scrolled apron.  Wethersfield, Connecticut, attributed to the Willard Group, 1760 – 1785. Cherry with eastern white pine secondary wood.

Inscribed on the backboard for the Griswold family, possibly originally owned by Constant Griswold (1752-1839) or Lieutenant Josiah Griswold (1728-1774) of Wethersfield, Connecticut.

Why do we love it?  If a bonnet top is on your wish list, this could very well be your dream chest.  With strong design elements from top to bottom, this elegant and beautifully proportioned chest on chest on frame offers ample drawer space without any bulk. In fact, it is small for a bonnet top, standing under 7 feet tall.