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Base for chest-on-stand

Description

Queen Anne style base for chest-on-stand with cabriole legs, pad feet and ogee apron. There are three drawers with herring-bone inlay around edges, burlwood veneer, and stamped brass escutcheons. Fitted with mahogany top.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1690-1760
Location of origin
United States, New England
Associated Building
Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture; Support Furniture
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
Table
tables by form: base form
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
29 1/4 x 37 1/2 x 21 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1958.212
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances Sortwell
GUSN
305575

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