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Hinsdale Chest

​Walnut primary wood with poplar secondary wood. Local piece. Delicate; matchstick horizontal beading along top of base and edge of top. Hepplewhite style, original brass oval pulls with bail handles, light wood oval escutcheons, unusual for this area. Very well formed base, scrolled apron. French splay feet at front. From the Hinsdale family, said to have belonged to Mary Hinton Lane.

Object number: 1973.1.1

Dimensions:42 1/2"tall x 39 1/2” wide x 19” deep

Estimated age circa 1780.



What visitors say

Thank you for guiding us through the Joel Lane House. It was very interesting and fun. There was a door in the kitchen. What was it for? I wish we had more time. Thank you once again.

Kevin