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Chest of drawers

1986.313.1A-C (RS24734)

Description

a) Rectangular hanging top with chamfered edge over three drawer case. Each drawer with horizontal reeding enclosing a "watered" veneer panel and "Fort" shaped brass tone metal hardware with ring pulls and conforming lock escutcheons with reeded pilastes with molded foot and corner blades; carved with thin leafy tendril shaped skirt; panelled sides. b) Mirror frame and c) Mirror: Rectangular form; each face of frame carved with thin line with three pairs of leaves extending from a "C" scroll at corners. Edges of frame molded. Side of frame with holes for mirror frame.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1885-1900
Inscriptions
Graphite on back of mirror: ""Holmes Fuin(?) Co./ Boston/ Glass/ with care""
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
chestnut (wood)
glass (material)
Object type
Furniture; Furniture Sets
Descriptive terms
Arts and Crafts (movement)
carving (processes)
case furniture
chestnut (wood)
chests of drawers
glass (material)
Suite, Bedroom
Dimensions
34 x 41 x 18 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.313.1A-C
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
14294

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