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Description

Federal period bow front chest of 4 graduated drawers. Cherry case with veneered drawer faces stained to imitate mahogany. Top face edge has black and white block band inlay. Drawers have light string inlay with cut in corners, applied bead edge covering front dovetails. Stamped brass oval pulls with bail marked "HJ", cut out apron on base, French feet having straight sides to brief flared ending.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1815
Location of origin
CT, USA, Northeast
Associated Building
Original To Winslow Crocker House (Yarmouth Port, Mass.).
Material
cherry (wood)
pine (wood)
poplar (wood)
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Places
Possibly Connecticut (United States)
Descriptive terms
bureaus (slant-front desks)
cherry (wood)
Dresser
pine (wood)
Possibly poplar (wood)
People and organizations
Thacher, Mary
Dimensions
39 3/8 x 42 x 18 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1999.579
Credit Line
Estate of Guido Perera
GUSN
256401

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