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Sea chest

1998.334 (RS23421)

Description

Unfinished pine sea chest w/ rounded hinged lid. Dove-tail joinery and thick, hand-wrought nails. Iron ball handles at sides. Roughly carved key hole at center front. Small right side compartment inside.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1850
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
pine (wood)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
case furniture
CHEST, SEA
Pine
pine (wood)
sea chests
Dimensions
16.75 x 38 x 18.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.334
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18286

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