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Chest of Drawers

Description

Rectangular top over case containing two sets of eight graduated drawers with turned wooden knobs, each set secured by a hinged, locking panel, all above a simple molded base.

Details

Maker
Smith, Stephen
Date
1825-1845
Inscriptions
"Manufactured by Stephen Smith No. 51 & 53 Cornhill Boston" (stamped)
"Norton" (Written in black crayon)
Material
mahogany (wood)
pine (wood)
poplar (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Chest Of Drawers
chests of drawers
Empire (style)
mahogany (wood)
pine (wood)
poplar (wood)
Dimensions
39 3/4 x 30 3/4 x 14 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1990.118
Credit Line
Bequest of Susan Norton
GUSN
221812

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