Chest of drawers

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1885-1900

GUSN

GUSN-14294

Description

a) Rectangular hanging top with chamfered edge over three drawer case. Each drawer with horizontal reeding enclosing a "watered" veneer panel and "Fort" shaped brass tone metal hardware with ring pulls and conforming lock escutcheons with reeded pilastes with molded foot and corner blades; carved with thin leafy tendril shaped skirt; panelled sides. b) Mirror frame and c) Mirror: Rectangular form; each face of frame carved with thin line with three pairs of leaves extending from a "C" scroll at corners. Edges of frame molded. Side of frame with holes for mirror frame.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
case furniture
carving (processes)
chestnut (wood)
glass (material)
Arts and Crafts (movement)
Suite, Bedroom
Suite, Bedroom

Inscription

Graphite on back of mirror: ""Holmes Fuin(?) Co./ Boston/ Glass/ with care""

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture; Furniture Sets

Dimensions

34 x 41 x 18 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.313.1A-C