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Low chest

2009.9.7.2 (RS110954)

Description

Low chest, used as base for five drawer high chest. Low chest has four drawers and finished top. Cabriole legs with slipper feet. Two drop finials flank center arch of skirt. Brass batwing shaped drawer hardware. The two parts of the chest came from two different pieces of furniture in the Jewett House. The family split up the the two pieces and "married" the current top and bottom parts of the chest. This low chest was originally located in the second floor hall of the Sarah Orne Jewett House in South Berwick, Maine.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
c.1730-50
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
case furniture
Chest Of Drawers
low chests
Accession Number
2009.9.7.2
Credit Line
Museum Purchase
GUSN
189622
Related Items
Title High chest Accession number 2009.9.7.1

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