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Description

William and Mary style. Rectangular shape with single plank hinged top with shaped molding around edges. Wide molding extending from bottom with turned ball feet. Iron pin-type hinges. Engraved brass key escutcheon. Dovetail construction at corners.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1715-1760
Inscriptions
Pen markings under lid: ""P. Nemon(?)/ Hom...-135/ King(s)? 40/ (Shattuck)- 05/ M... -40/ Allens-- 47/ Mark up -- 10"" ""Interest commenced at 6% Jan. 6th 1766 [date crossed out] from...after...th day of March 1769"" ""Stamp...to cross on 30th June 1802/ Stamp..."" [NOTE: several more illegible lines]
Associated Building
Gilman Garrison House (Exeter, N.H.).
Material
oak (wood)
pine (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
case furniture
Chest
chests (case furniture)
Oak
oak (wood)
Pine
pine (wood)
William and Mary
Dimensions
14.5 x 25.375 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1966.1318
Credit Line
Bequest of William Perry Dudley
GUSN
26161

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