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Kentucky Chest

Not all of Kentucky was backwoods in the late eighteenth century. This stunning mahogany chest with inlaid bellflowers and shells was made in Mason County for one of the region's elite.

Attributed to the Calvert-Tuttle-Foxworthy Family of Cabinetmakers, Mason County, Kentucky, 1790-1800. Courtesy of the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts.

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