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Chest

Description

Rectangular oak chest with gothic style tracery. The gothic style arches are in three separate panels across the front of the chest, in one panel on each end and in one panel on the lid. The back side of the chest has three blank panels. The front side of the chest also has two carved bow shaped medallions. The top section of the chest has three brass hinges along the back edge. Along the interior back edge of the chest and lid the number "2" has been stamped. The key plate has the ltters "Y&T" inscribed in a clover shape within a circle.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"2" (stamped)
"#592" (handwritten)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
metal
oak (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Chest
chests (case furniture)
metal
oak (wood)
Dimensions
21 x 42 4/16 x 19 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.1133
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
223455

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