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Chest

Description

Rectangular chest with brass mounts at the corners of the lid, at the corners of the case, and along the bottom edge; the lid with a brass name plaque; the chest with the eschuteons; brass bale handles on each end. The interior with old paper lining of white, blue, and silver foil.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1860
Inscriptions
"EXCHING" (On paper label)
Material
brass (alloy)
camphorwood (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
camphorwood (wood)
Chest
chests (case furniture)
Chinese export
Dimensions
26 3/4 x 52 3/4 x 25 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1990.127
Credit Line
Bequest of Susan Norton
GUSN
221888

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