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Very Rare Signed William & Mary Chest of Drawers
An exceptional example of the William & Mary form, this chest has a molded three-piece top, a two-over-three drawer arrangement, paneled ends, chamfered corners, a base molding and ball feet. It is signed in red pencil "Wm. Beake" on the bottom drawer. He is listed as working in Philadelphia as early as 1696. there is another chest known signed and dated 1711. It is pictured and exhibited in "Worldy Goods".
Materials and Techniques:
The feet and brass are replaced.
Origin: Philadelphia, PA.
Date: c. 1710.
Dimensions: Width 38.125" | Height 39.125" | Depth 22.625"