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1986.715 (RS24730)

Description

Six-board chest. Pine, brown-red painted overall. Thumb-molded hinged lid with nailed cleats and construction; single long drawer with turned knobs and side panels; bark visible inside; renailed at the bottom. Ogee arched end skirts terminate in rectangular feet.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1830
Inscriptions
A inscription in chalk on the inside of the lid is illegible.
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
metal
nailing
pine (wood)
wrought
Object type
Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
case furniture
CHEST
chests (case furniture)
metal
Nailed
nailing
Pine
pine (wood)
Unidentified Metal
Wrought
wrought
Dimensions
32 x 48 1/2 x 19 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.715
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
11651

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