Chest of drawers

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1780-1800

GUSN

GUSN-17390

Description

Bowfront chest of drawers with four graduated drawers. Edge of top has "zig-zag" stringing of satinwood and ebony. Single half round molding edging drawers. French feet with slight "kick out" associated with Portsmouth cabinet making. Skirt scalloped at sides and deeply bowed at front with central arch cut out; edge has same stringing as top. Oval escutcheons and oval brasses with bails; three are marked "HJ".

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
case furniture
mahogany (wood)
pine (wood)
veneering
Chest Of Drawers

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

34 x 40 x 22 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Purchase

Accession Number

1969.571

Places

New Hampshire (United States)