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Chest of Drawers

1977.378 (RS102066)

Description

Bow front chest with four graduated mahogany veneered drawers with beaded maple edges; two frontal turned legs continuing to ring and rope-turned corner columns surmounted by flat ovolo-shaped top; straight apron; four flattened ball feet; back legs with simple turning; replaced Chippendale-style brasses.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1815-1830
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
mahogany (wood)
maple (wood)
veneer
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
case furniture
CHEST OF DRAWERS
chests of drawers
Chippendale
Empire
Empire (style)
Hepplewhite
mahogany (wood)
Mahogany Veneer
Maple
maple (wood)
veneer
Dimensions
38.875 x 42.875 x 20.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.378
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4072

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