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Chest on Frame

1991.1187 (RS25695)

Description

A molded rectangular top on the case with two short drawers and three graduated long drawers raised on frame with heavy molding. A single long drawer scalloped apron and trumpet shaped turned front legs and straight back legs. The drawers have shaped and etched brass back plates and bail handles. It is painted red.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1725-1750
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
painting (coating)
poplar (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Connecticut (United States)
Descriptive terms
case furniture
CHEST ON FRAME
chests on frames
Painted
painting (coating)
poplar (wood)
Queen Anne
Tulip Poplar
Dimensions
61 x 39 x 20 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1187
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2744

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