Hope Chest

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1942

GUSN

GUSN-103393

Description

Rectangular cedar hope chest with veneered surface, serpentine stepped molding at front, single drawer at bottom front, and four bracket feet. Lid hinged at back, single shelf with three sections lined with green felt under lid.

Details

Descriptive Terms

case furniture
CHEST, BLANKET

Inscription

Inside body: "PRESSURE / TESTED FOR / AROMA / TIGHTNESS / HERE"

Inside Lid:
Left facing: "FEATURES OF THIS ARTICLE ARE COVERED / BY ONE OR MORE OF THE FOLLOWING U.S. PATENTS / 1.479.704 - 1.796.746 - 1.759.401 - 1.759.402 / 1.808.838 - 1.830.281 - 1.879.247 - 1.880.325 / 1.890.857 - 1.890.999 - 1.960.642 - 1.976.779 / 1.978.138 - 1.987.016 - 1.999.960 - 2.019.083 / 2.023.455 - 2.058.571 AND FOREIGN PATENTS / OTHER U.S. AND FOREIGN PATENTS PENDING"

Center: "LANE / Altavista, VA"

Left: "ONLY ARTICLES STORED / IN THIS CHEST COMPARTMENT / ARE COVERED BY MOTH / INSURANCE POLICY" (Stamp)

Associated Person

Lahikainen, Alpo Henry, Mr., 1920-2001
Lahikainen, Dorothy Ann Swedberg, 1923-1978

Additional Identification Number

3121

Maker

The Lane Company, Inc. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Alta Vista, Virginia; Gardner, Massachusetts

Dimensions

24 in x 47 in x 18 1/2 in (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

2007.22.1

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