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Chest of Drawers

Description

Miniature chest with three drawers, the upper most with a blind front, the lower two with wooden knobs. The drawers are flanked by wooden columns with gilt brass pseudo-doric capitals and bases. The case rests upon bracket feet in the rear and circular gilt-brass feet in front. Full dust boards between drawers.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1820
Material
brass (alloy)
gilding
mahogany (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
Chest Of Drawers
chests of drawers
Empire (style)
gilding
mahogany (wood)
Dimensions
19 3/4 x 28 1/2 x 15 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1990.123
Credit Line
Bequest of Susan Norton
GUSN
221860

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