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Chest of Drawers

1969.2472 (RS102055)

Description

Chest of drawers. Mahogany and mahogany veneer. White pine secondary wood. Upper case has two small rectangular drawers and inwardly curved splashboard with Vitruvian scrolls. Bow-front drawer facade on lower case with flanking rope-turned columns that terminate in four ring-and-baluster-turned legs. All drawers have round brass backplates with brass ring pulls.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1840
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
Norway spruce (wood)
mahogany (wood)
veneering
Object type
Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
case furniture
CHEST OF DRAWERS
chests of drawers
Empire
Empire (style)
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Norway spruce (wood)
Pine
Veneered
veneering
Dimensions
49 5/8 x 41 1/4 x 19 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.2472
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
70178

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