Living with antiques
The Captain Philo Beardsley house near Kent, Connecticut



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Figure 6. The cherry tall chest of drawers in this view of the bedroom shown in Fig. 5 retains its original finish and brasses. It is from Avon, Connecticut and dates from c. 1790. The smaller cherry chest of drawers is also a Connecticut piece of c. 1790. The cherry chairs are attributed to Samuel Kneeland and Lemuel Adams of Hartford (w. together 1792-1795), c.1795. The brass chamberpot of c. 1800 and the early eighteenth-century framed needlework are English.


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