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Chest of Drawers

1977.363 (RS102065)

Description

Bow front chest; four graduated veneered drawers with beaded edges, molded conforming to slightly overhanging molded top; simple scallop-shaped apron with two frontal French feet; grained to simulate mahogany(?); original brasses.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1800
Inscriptions
Bottom marked in white chalk: ""Ju...an Will..th[?]""
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
cherry (wood)
graining
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
case furniture
Cherry
cherry (wood)
CHEST OF DRAWERS
chests of drawers
Federal
Grained
graining
Dimensions
35.75 x 39.75 x 22.375 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.363
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4056

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