American furniture in the Bybee collection
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American furniture Antiques armchair backboard Benjamin Bagnall black walnut Boston bottom board Bybee Collection cabinet cabinetmakers cabriole legs carved chairmakers Charles chest of drawers constructed craftsmen crest rail cross brace Dallas Museum DAPC decoration desk and bookcase DIMENSIONS DMA files drawer dividers drawer fronts drawer runners drawer sides early eastern white pine ECPR eighteenth century English Essex County EXHIBITIONS AND PUBLICATIONS Fairbanks and Bates fall-front feet finials fit into grooves Gift of Faith glue blocks glued high chest INSCRIPTIONS interior inventory Israel Sack Joseph Meeks mahogany makers Maloof Massachusetts molding mortise-and-tenon Museum of Art Newport nineteenth century numerous original painted pedestal Philadelphia pieces popular probably PROVENANCE rabbeted rear stiles related examples replacements Rust Salem screws seat frame seat rail side chairs skirt sliding dovetails sofa splat stretchers STRUCTURE AND CONDITION tenon Thomas Sheraton upper veneer walnut Winterthur Museum WOODS yellow poplar York