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Description

Four bulbous feet on vase and ring turned legs with incised rings supporting rectangular case; front side has two paneled hinged doors opening in center; single circular metal escutcheon with drop ring handle on right door; above, rectangular case with hinged lid; dovetailed joints.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1840
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
mahogany (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
COMMODE
commodes (French chests of drawers)
Empire
Empire (style)
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Dimensions
31.5 x 30 x 17.875 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.784
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5466

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