High Chest of Drawers

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

c.1730-50

GUSN

GUSN-172767

Description

High chest of drawers, Queen Anne style with inlaid walnut veneer. Five drawer chest, atop a four drawer base with cabriole legs. The two parts of the chest came from two different pieces of furniture in the Jewett House. The family split up the the two pieces and "married" the current top and bottom parts of the chest. The five drawer high chest was located in Mary's Bedroom, the low chest was located in the second floor hall of the Sarah Orne Jewett House in South Berwick, Maine.

Details

Descriptive Terms

high chests of drawers
case furniture
walnut (wood)
brass (alloy)
Queen Anne Style
Chest Of Drawers

Additional Identification Number

17.7

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

69 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Purchase

Accession Number

2009.9.7