Block Front

An American furniture form of the 1700’s, used primarily in chests. The front is divided into three vertical segments consisting of a concave panel in the center and convex panels on each side.

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Block Front
Studio Programs, Shaping Block-Front Furniture – Yale University Art Gallery
Od1700 – Block-Front Chest – Elmwood Company – Specializing In Pre-Owned Kittinger Furniture
Block-Fronts: The Appeal Of An American Design And Its Regional Interpretation
Boston Blockfront Furniture – Colonial Society Of Massachusetts