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Gentleman's Dresser

2007.17.2 (RS5408)

Description

Chest of drawers, vertically rectangular, having an overhang rectangular top, serpentine-shaped front and ovolo corners fitted with upper two horizontal short drawers, above four graduated long drawers, all with case continuous-bead molding surrounds having cast-metal pulls, scrolls and foliate detail. Flanking projecting angled front stiles, upper baroque carving tapering to leafage-carved French feet. Natural wood finish, drawer fronts having suggestive "book-match" grained burl veneer.

Details

Maker
Cole, Louis (Funiture maker)
National Furniture Company (Manufacturer)
Date
1936-1937
Inscriptions
"ITEM / NO. 528 / Mayflower" (Paper Label)
Location of origin
Dorchester, MA; Boston, MA
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
case furniture
CHEST OF DRAWERS
People and organizations
Fechtor, Sara Cohen, 1904-1992
Dimensions
50 in x 37 in x 21 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2007.17.2
GUSN
103385
Related Items
Title 8 Accession number 2007.17.1

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