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Miniature Blanket Chest

1949.962 (RS120058)

Description

A rectangular chest that rests on four straight bracket feet. Ogee molding on inner edge and a rectangular skirt has a centered lobed drop. Long rectangular drawers at base is surmounted by two larger drawers, side by side. Each drawer has a turned handle. The top row has false drawers and has two corresponding handles with a key hole centered and superior to the handles.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1760-1800
Late 18th Century
Location of origin
United States of America
Material
pine (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
blanket chests
Chest, Blanket
Ogee
ogee bracket feet
pine (wood)
Wood
Dimensions
25 3/8 x 25 7/16 x 15 5/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.962
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
251771

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