Maker and role
Attributed to William Savery (b.1750, d.1804), Maker
Late 18th Century
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Wood (walnut), brass
90 x 44 x 23" (228.6 x 111.8 x 58.4cm)
This highboy was in Eleutherian Mills (the du Pont family home) during the explosion of 1818. According to family tradition, this piece was damaged in the explosion, and the repairs on the front of the case date to that time.
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