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Chest of Drawers

1977.347 (RS80750)

Description

Seven drawer chest, three small drawers on top above large drawer with inlaid panels; original brasses with lions heads; scalloped skirt with French feet; sides and drawer fronts are of solid mohogany; two keys in upper left drawer.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1810
Inscriptions
Large drawer marked on back in chalk.
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
mahogany (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
case furniture
CHEST OF DRAWERS
chests of drawers
Federal
figure- and animal-derived motifs
heads (representations)
Lion
lion
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Dimensions
52.5 x 49.5 x 21 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.347
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4039

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