Chest

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1800-1830

GUSN

GUSN-11651

Description

Six-board chest. Pine, brown-red painted overall. Thumb-molded hinged lid with nailed cleats and construction; single long drawer with turned knobs and side panels; bark visible inside; renailed at the bottom. Ogee arched end skirts terminate in rectangular feet.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests (case furniture)
case furniture
metal
nailing
pine (wood)
wrought
pine (wood)
Pine
Unidentified Metal
Wrought
Nailed
CHEST

Inscription

A inscription in chalk on the inside of the lid is illegible.

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

32 x 48 1/2 x 19 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.715

Places

Massachusetts (United States)