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Chest of Drawers

1970.444 (RS115365)

Description

Rectangular form with slightly overhanging rectangular top and canted edge. Supports an overhanging to drawer enclosed by rectangular sides with modified columnar supports, with black at top and step molded Marlborough feet. Case encloses three long drawers with burled maple pulls. Apron is cyma-curved arches. Whole surmounted by Gothic style looking glass supported by flat jig-saw columnar posts with crocket finials. The looking glass frame in Gothic arch form. Whole repainted (c. 1880s) deep green over original green with black line and scroll decoration overall. Same form as 1970.461, grain painted in Gothic Revival style.\n

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1845-1855
Associated Building
Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.).
Material
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Probably New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
case furniture
Chest Of Drawers
chests of drawers
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
Dimensions
88.75 x 45 x 20.75 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.444
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret Carson Holt
GUSN
64790
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