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Chest of Drawers

1949.954 (RS120055)

Description

Chest of twenty two drawers. Painted white, has a rectangular base with no feet, and pearled molding around the edges leading to the drawers. The bottom segment has two rows of drawers, three drawers per row. The top segment has eight rows of drawers, two drawers per row. The drawers in the top segment increase in size from top to bottom. Each drawer has a "c" shape handle attached with oval brasses. The top has an overhanging pediment formed from detailed molding.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1785-1800
Circa
Material
metal
paint (coating)
pine (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Possibly South Berwick (York county, Maine)
Descriptive terms
Chest Of Drawers
chests of drawers
Furniture
metal
paint (coating)
pine (wood)
Wood
Dimensions
72 x 56 1/2 x 18 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.954
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
251768

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