Empire Chest of Drawers

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1834-1899

GUSN

GUSN-12610

Description

Empire chest sits on castors. Rectangular case has rounded front corners and a squared back. Sides have indented panel. Front encloses five drawers in two square over three long configuration. Each drawer has a center keyhole with two mushroom-shaped handles on either side. Rectangular splashboard, unadorned.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
case furniture
mahogany (wood)
veneer
Empire (style)
Mahogany Veneer
Empire
CHEST OF DRAWERS

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

44 x 41 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1740