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Chest of Drawers, or Case of Boxes

Description

Red-painted pine "box of drawers" or "case of boxes" as they were known; small chest form with 6 drawers- 3 rows and 2 columns; pine knobs on a molded plinth base; large dovetails at top.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1750-1775
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
dovetail joints
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
case furniture
CHEST
chests of drawers
Dovetail
dovetail joints
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
Dimensions
21.75 x 24 x 11.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1237
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2787

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