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Chest of Drawers

1987.1429 (RS24455)

Description

Chest of drawers. Cherry, maple, chestnut, tulip wood, and white pine secondary wood. Brass bail handles and locks. Serpentine top with string inlay; four graduated drawers with fan and string inlay. Rests on bracket feet.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1810
Material
American tulipwood (wood)
Norway spruce (wood)
cherry (wood)
chestnut (wood)
inlay (process)
maple (wood)
Object type
Furniture; Storage & Display Furniture
Places
Probably Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
American tulipwood (wood)
case furniture
cherry (wood)
Chest of Drawers
chestnut (wood)
chests of drawers
Federal
inlay (process)
maple (wood)
Norway spruce (wood)
Dimensions
33 1/3 x 39 1/2 x 19 1/3 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1987.1429
GUSN
44432
Reference Notes
Wesselman, Linda J. and Martha D. Hamilton. Earliest Recollections: Furnishings from the Family of Edwin B. Sears. Boston: Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities, 1984.

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