Beautiful Mid-Century Modern tall dresser/highboy/chest of drawers designed by Kipp Stewart and Stewart MacDougall for Drexel’s Declaration Collection, circa 1960’s. Featuring a solid, beautifully grained walnut wood case and frame, housing six drawers each is adorned with a single original white porcelain ball knob on a brass fitting, creating a striking contrast to the walnut wood. The two shallow top split drawers offer ample room; one includes a center divider, for tidy storage of personal effects. Maker Stamp (by Drexel) on the inside of the top drawer. Below are four long and wide bottom drawers, two including dividers. Each drawer has beautiful, stunning walnut grains, and easy gliding dovetail drawers, overall good original vintage condition, with exceptional craftsmanship. A recessed base of round tapered legs and apron provide stable support while conveying an airy “floating” effect. Additional Maker Stamp (Declaration by Drexel} on the back. Clean lines and timeless style, this showstopper will be an enhancing addition to any interior and also blend beautifully with many décor styles. Ideal piece for a bedroom, living room, or entry. Full matching set available (sold separately).
Condition Report: Good original condition, solid and sturdy construction, minimal wear, top back right side shows wear with a light, visible scratch, shown in photo. The wood grain is naturally highlighted in a walnut pattern throughout, with a rich walnut tone.
Creator/Designer: Kipp Stewart and Stewart MacDougall
Place of Origin: USA
Date of Manufacture: 1960’s
Of the Period: 1960-1969
Materials and Techniques: Walnut, Porcelain
Wear: Wear consistent with age and use
Measurements: 45.5″ tall x 20″ deep x 34″ wide