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Chest on chest

2009.26.1 (RS110843)

Description

Chippendale carved mahogany scroll-top oxbow chest on chest. Top section has molded swan's neck crest with carved terminals and three flame-carved and urn-turned finials. Three small drawers, one carved with fan design, and four full drawers. Bottom section has four drawers. Ogee bracket feet, original "pine tree" brasses.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
c.1760-1780
Associated Building
Original To Sarah Orne Jewett House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
mahogany (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Maine (United States)
South Berwick (York county, Maine)
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
cabinetmaking
case furniture
Chest Of Drawers
chests-on-chests
mahogany (wood)
People and organizations
Jewett, Sarah Orne, 1849-1909
Dimensions
88 1/2 x 42 1/2 x 21 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2009.26.1
Credit Line
Museum Purchase
GUSN
180315

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