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Chest of drawers

1949.509 (RS102042)

Description

Swell front case; four drawers, graduated from top to bottom. Drawers have beaded edges with molded oval-shaped brass plated with bail handles. Frontal columnar reeded stiles terminate below case in turned bulbous legs. Rectangular inlaid panels.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1795-1820
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
inlay (process)
mahogany (wood)
molding (forming)
reed (grass, material)
veneer
Object type
Furniture
Places
Probably New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
Beaded
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
case furniture
CHEST OF DRAWERS
chests of drawers
Inlaid
inlay (process)
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Mahogany Veneer
Molded
molding (forming)
Reed
reed (grass, material)
Sheraton
veneer
Dimensions
39.75 x 42.75 x 24.75 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.509
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
8089

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