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Empire Chest of Drawers

Description

Empire chest sits on castors. Rectangular case has rounded front corners and a squared back. Sides have indented panel. Front encloses five drawers in two square over three long configuration. Each drawer has a center keyhole with two mushroom-shaped handles on either side. Rectangular splashboard, unadorned.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1834-1899
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
mahogany (wood)
veneer
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
case furniture
CHEST OF DRAWERS
chests of drawers
Empire
Empire (style)
mahogany (wood)
Mahogany Veneer
veneer
Dimensions
44 x 41 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1740
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12610

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