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2014.162.1 (RS258123)

Description

Chest with hinged lid, large spear shaped cast iron hinges. Four square block feet. Carved panels on front and sides depict mythical animals from Norse mythology. Interior side of lid is carved to copy the shape of the exterior hinges.

Details

Maker
von Rydingsvärd, Ida, 1862- (Carver)
Date
1901
Inscriptions
"I. VON R. 1901" (cut into)
"G. von R." (cut into)
Location of origin
Massachusetts, Maine, or New York
Material
carving (processes)
oak (wood)
Object type
Furniture; Storage & Display Furniture
Descriptive terms
carving (processes)
Chest
chests (case furniture)
oak (wood)
Dimensions
16 x 36 x 16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2014.162.1
Credit Line
Museum Purchase
GUSN
305199

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