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Chest of Drawers

1971.672 (RS33217)

Description

Sheraton style bow front chest. Two frontal delicately turned legs continuing to reeded corner columns enclosing a bowed apron with figured birch veneer. The case is of a Spanish cedar veneered facia, and fitted with four lipped bowed drawers with Spanish cedar cross banding, all centering two figured birch rectangular panels. The conforming top with ovolo corners and figured birch veneered facing. Original oval brasses.

Details

Maker
unknown
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
Spanish cedar (wood)
birch (wood)
rosewood (wood)
veneer
Object type
Furniture
Places
Probably New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
Birch
birch (wood)
case furniture
CHEST OF DRAWERS
chests of drawers
Mahogany Veneer
rosewood (wood)
Sheraton
Spanish cedar (wood)
veneer
Dimensions
38.75 x 21.75 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.672
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5321

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