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Chest of Drawers

1971.1407 (RS118129)

Description

Mahogany veneered case has two brass C-shaped handles on the sides; front side is a door with beaded edge; keyhole at center of left side, two brass hinges at right; opens revealing interior of case, divided into eight compartments, four of which have drawers remaining; brass knob handle in center of each drawer; dovetailed joints.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1825
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
brass (alloy)
mahogany (wood)
pine (wood)
veneer
Object type
Furniture
Places
Probably New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
case furniture
Chest Of Drawers
chests of drawers
mahogany (wood)
Mahogany Veneer
Pine
pine (wood)
veneer
Dimensions
16.25 x 15.875 x 10 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1407
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
6642

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