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Chest of Drawers

1986.646 (RS24733)

Description

Chest of drawers. Birch, pine. Brass drop pulls and bright cut lock plates on drawers. Stained dark brown. Upper section with two small drawers over three long drawers. Flat top with narrow ogee cornice molding and a single arch bead applied to the frame edge of the case side and drawer dividers and narrow ogee waist molding. Square blocks mounted to underside of case at corners which serve as feet that rest on casters.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1720-1740
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
birch (wood)
pine (wood)
Object type
Furniture; Storage & Display Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
birch (wood)
case furniture
Chest of Drawers
chests of drawers
pine (wood)
William and Mary
Dimensions
34 x 36 x 18 1/3 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.646
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
51025

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