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Chest of Drawers

1971.647 (RS102112)

Description

Veneered four drawer chest with veneered recessed top section; rectangular and scalloped crest splashboard surmounts the two-drawer recessed case; two round and stepped wooden pulls on each drawer; overhanging top drawer in main case supported by two rope-turned colonets; three straight-front drawers below; two round and stepped wooden pulls on each drawer; colonets terminate into turned front stiles; turned back stiles.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1840
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
mahogany (wood)
veneering
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
case furniture
CHEST OF DRAWERS
chests of drawers
Empire
Empire (style)
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Veneered
veneering
Dimensions
49 x 43.125 x 19.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.647
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5292

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