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Chest of Drawers

Description

Chest of Drawers. Mahogany, mahogany veneer, and pine secondary wood. Three small drawers sit on the top with four large drawers below; carved scroll columns on either side; with cut glass pulls and ball feet.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1830
Inscriptions
"This bureau was made to order for mrs. James Bird in Charestown, Mass. in 1820 or 1821."
"Bi[rd]/Bird"
Material
mahogany (wood)
pine (wood)
Object type
Furniture; Storage & Display Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
case furniture
Chest of Drawers
chests of drawers
Empire (style)
mahogany (wood)
pine (wood)
People and organizations
Bird, James, Mrs.
Dimensions
49 1/2 x 47 1/2 x 21 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1989.28
Credit Line
Gift of Dorothy Horton McGee
GUSN
55027

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