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Chest of Drawers

1977.785 (RS102067)

Description

Chest of four drawers; back or splash board attached at top; top section with one drawers is supported by reeded and turned columns which flank the three drawers of the lower section; top drawer has no pulls; lower three drawers with Chippendale style reproduction brasses; all drawers with brass set keyhole at center and lightwood string inlay in mahogany veneer drawer fronts; ring and cone turned front feet; ball turned back feet; dovetail construction in drawers.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1920
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
inlay (process)
mahogany (wood)
pine (wood)
veneer
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
case furniture
CHEST OF DRAWERS
chests of drawers
Empire
Inlaid
inlay (process)
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Mahogany Veneer
Pine
pine (wood)
Second Empire
veneer
Dimensions
40.5 x 33.625 x 19 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.785
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4591

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