A kind of tall chest of drawers, with drawers up to near or above eye level and fouyr legs at the base; it is often divided into lower and upper sections, with the lower section somewhat wider than the upper; also called a tallboy. Compare lowboy.
A high chest of drawers, deriving its name from haut bois, which is French for "high wood."
very high chest of drawers, taking its name from "haut bois" meaning "high wood" in French.
A two-part case piece. The upper consisting of three or four layers drawers, the lower of one or two layers of drawers raised on legs.
a tall chest of drawers divided into two sections and supported on four legs
Simply, a chest of drawers. The name comes from the French "haut bois" which means "high wood."
Tall chest of drawers, usually consisting of two sections. An upper chest sits on either a tablelike structure or a lowboy with long legs. (See chest-on-chest).
a tall 18th century American case piece with 4 or 5 drawers, a cornice or pediment crown, and a legged base.
A tall chest of drawers, developed in 18th century. Usually composed of a base and a top section with drawers, often topped with a decorative broken pediment crown.
A tall chest of drawers set on top of a lowboy or commode. It was usually set on cabriole legs with a broken arch pediment. Made in North America during the 18th century.
American term for a tall chest-on-stand
High chest of drawers, consisting of generally two sections. A superior chest feels like in a structure of tablelike or lowboy with the long legs (it see the chest-in-chest).
Tall, chest of drawers, usually in two sections. A highboy is an 18th Century English piece, usually with broken-arch pediment and cabriole legs. The upper chest is usually being carried on a tablelike structure or lowboy with long legs. Transported to America, a highboy has William and Mary and Queen Anne influences which were altered to Colonial American tastes.
Quite distinct from the English Tallboy, an American term for a chest-on-stand or high chest derived from William and Mary and Queen Anne furniture, but with more elaborate bonnet top or decorative pediment. Highboys continued to be made until the end of the 19th century.
Another name for a high chest, chest-on-frame, or high chest-of-drawers. The highboy originated as an English form and was brought to America during colonial times.
A high chest of drawers, deriving its name from haut bois, which in French means "high wood."
a tall dresser, usually with legs. Highboy is derived from the French term haut bois or ?high wood?. A highboy could also be the upper chest that sits on top of another structure.
A tall chest of drawers, developed in 18th century usually composed of two sections. A top section with drawers was often topped with a decorative broken pediment crown. The upper chest sits on either a table-like structure or a lowboy with long legs, as opposed to a simple chest-on-chest with short bracket feet.
Tall chest of drawers, usually in two sections, the upper chest being carried on a tablelike structure or lowboy with long legs. The form is English.
A tall chest of drawers, sometimes mounted on legs.
A tall chest of drawers with a cornice or pediment crown, developed in 18th century. Usually composed of two sections, with the upper chest being carried on a tablelike structure or lowboy.