Mahogany, tulip, poplar, white cedar, and brass; h. 238.5 cm., w. 109.5 cm., d. 60.5 cm. (93 7/8 x 43 1/8 x 23 13/16 in.) Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ.
Produced in substantial numbers in America beginning about 1730, the highboy (derived from the French word
bois) is designed as a chest-on-chest. It often came in a set, matched with a lowboy.