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Sea Chest

1977.366 (RS116605)

Description

Rectangular form with canted front and sides; dovetailed corner construction; slightly overhanging hinged lid; painted black; brass hasp and side "ring" type handles.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1768-1799
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
pine (wood)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Brass
brass (alloy)
case furniture
CHEST, SEA
Pine
pine (wood)
sea chests
Dimensions
16.25 x 40.875 x 16.125 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.366
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4059

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