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Commode

2007.17.3 (RS5409)

Description

Commode, having overhang serpentine-shaped top, ovolo corners, with molded edge. Two horizontal short drawers beneath, fronts with inner bead molding and continuous-bead molding surrounds, each with matching cast-metal foliate pulls. Beneath, two deep long drawers, serpentine fronts, continuous-bead surrounds; and "sans traverse" burl graining; flaking counterpart suite drawer pulls. Bottom drawer drops beneath case to form apron with foliate carved edge molding. Flanking projecting angled front stiles, upper baroque carving and leafage-carved French feet.

Details

Maker
Cole, Louis (Funiture maker)
National Furniture Company (Manufacturer)
Date
1936-1937
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
35 in x 50 in x 22 1/2 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2007.17.3
GUSN
103386
Related Items
Title 8 Accession number 2007.17.1

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