• Chinese Export Porcelain Openwork Basket with Pitt Armorial
    Chinese Export Porcelain Openwork Basket with Pitt Armorial
  • Bombe Desk and Bookcase
    Bombe Desk and Bookcase
  • The Landing of the Pilgrims
    The Landing of the Pilgrims
  • Side Chairs
    Side Chairs
  • Penn's Treaty with the Indians
    Penn's Treaty with the Indians
 
  • Artist/Maker Garvan Carver
  • Date Made c. 1784-85
  • Place Made
  • Materials Ceramics; Porcelain with underglaze blue and overglaze enamels
  • Measurements
  • Funds donated by Miss Elizabeth¬† Renshaw
  • Room
  • Accession # 1978.0009

High Chest of Drawers

Household textiles and clothing were so valuable during the colonial period that Philadelphians generally stored them in the most elaborate and expensive piece of furniture they owned.