Gentleman's Dresser

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1936-1937

GUSN

GUSN-103385

Description

Chest of drawers, vertically rectangular, having an overhang rectangular top, serpentine-shaped front and ovolo corners fitted with upper two horizontal short drawers, above four graduated long drawers, all with case continuous-bead molding surrounds having cast-metal pulls, scrolls and foliate detail. Flanking projecting angled front stiles, upper baroque carving tapering to leafage-carved French feet. Natural wood finish, drawer fronts having suggestive "book-match" grained burl veneer.

Details

Descriptive Terms

case furniture
CHEST OF DRAWERS

Inscription

"ITEM / NO. 528 / Mayflower" (Paper Label)

Additional Identification Number

3113

Related Items

Title 8 Accession Number 2007.17.1

Maker

Cole, Louis (Funiture maker)
National Furniture Company (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Dorchester, MA; Boston, MA

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

50 in x 37 in x 21 in (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

2007.17.2