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Sea Chest

1977.390 (RS116630)

Description

Six board rectangular form with canted sides; dovetailed corners; molded hinged lid with cleats at ends; old green paint with interior brown with partial till to right; wrought iron strap hinges, marked "A"; lateral becket brackets.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1795-1850
Inscriptions
Hinges marked ""A.""
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
iron (metal)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
wrought
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
case furniture
CHEST, SEA
Iron
iron (metal)
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
sea chests
Wrought
wrought
Dimensions
14.875 x 42.375 x 17.125 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.390
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4084

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