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Chest on chest

1966.1302 (RS102049)

Description

Chest on chest w/ broken pediment. Three twisted flame finials. Upper case has 5 tiers of graduated drawers. Cockbead molding on case frames each drawer. At top 2 small plain drawers flank one carved w/ shell including foliage. Lower case is blocked and has bracket feet. Four drawers in this case are graduated in height. Shaped brackets at feet. small drop at center of skirt. Brasses appear to be original and have old brass nuts. Fluted pilasters at corners of upper case.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1760-1780
Associated Building
Gilman Garrison House (Exeter, N.H.).
Material
mahogany (wood)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
case furniture
CHEST OF DRAWERS
chests-on-chests
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
83.25 x 43.625 x 23 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1966.1302
Credit Line
Bequest of William Perry Dudley
GUSN
26099

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