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Chest of Drawers

1971.683 (RS33637)

Description

Serpentined slightly overhanging top with canted front corners and molded edge; conforming case enclosing four drawers of equal size drawers with string inlay border with fan motifs at each corner and beaded edges; each with brass inlaid keyhole flanked by oval stamped brasses with bale handles; whole with conforming basal molding on four ogee cut French feet with canted corners.

Details

Maker
Attributed to Boardman, Langley, 1774-1833 (Maker)
Date
1802
Location of origin
USA
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
mahogany (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
case furniture
CHEST OF DRAWERS
chests of drawers
Hepplewhite
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Dimensions
36.125 x 43.313 x 23.188 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.683
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5331

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