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Chest of Drawers

1933.6243 (RS111004)

Description

Chest of drawers. Mahogany, mahogany veneer, chestnut, tulip poplar, rosewood veneer, pine secondary wood. Bowed facade with four graduated drawers with bail handles and cock beading; splashboard with curved ears; Stringing inlay at edge of top and base; bowed skirt. Rests on French feet.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1795-1815
Inscriptions
In chalk on first drawer: ""2508/20458/(check mark) 20"""" In pencil on drawer bottom and dividers: drawer nos.
Material
American tulipwood (wood)
chestnut (wood)
inlay (process)
mahogany (wood)
pine (wood)
rosewood (wood)
veneer
Object type
Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Rhode Island (United States)
Descriptive terms
American tulipwood (wood)
case furniture
Chest Of Drawers
chestnut (wood)
chests of drawers
Federal
inlay (process)
mahogany (wood)
pine (wood)
rosewood (wood)
veneer
Dimensions
43 x 40 5/8 x 22 1/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1933.6243
Credit Line
Bequest of Julia G. Crocker
GUSN
42449

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