Commode

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1936-1937

GUSN

GUSN-103386

Description

Commode, having overhang serpentine-shaped top, ovolo corners, with molded edge. Two horizontal short drawers beneath, fronts with inner bead molding and continuous-bead molding surrounds, each with matching cast-metal foliate pulls. Beneath, two deep long drawers, serpentine fronts, continuous-bead surrounds; and "sans traverse" burl graining; flaking counterpart suite drawer pulls. Bottom drawer drops beneath case to form apron with foliate carved edge molding. Flanking projecting angled front stiles, upper baroque carving and leafage-carved French feet.

Details

Descriptive Terms

case furniture
CHEST OF DRAWERS

Additional Identification Number

3114

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

35 in x 50 in x 22 1/2 in (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

2007.17.3