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Chest of Drawers

1971.1406 (RS118128)

Description

Stepped top; three small drawers recessed on top of chest and three large drawers enclosed in body of chest; small drawers and top large drawer have beveled fronts; all drawers, except top large drawer, have two round, stepped pulls; columnar pilasters terminate into turned bulbous stepped feet; back feet also turned but more slender and urn-shaped.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1860
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
chestnut (wood)
mahogany (wood)
pine (wood)
veneer
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
case furniture
CHEST OF DRAWERS
Chestnut
chestnut (wood)
chests of drawers
Empire
Empire (style)
mahogany (wood)
Mahogany Veneer
Pine
pine (wood)
veneer
Dimensions
51.75 x 46.5 x 20.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1406
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
6641

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