Chest on chest

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

c.1760-1780

GUSN

GUSN-180315

Description

Chippendale carved mahogany scroll-top oxbow chest on chest. Top section has molded swan's neck crest with carved terminals and three flame-carved and urn-turned finials. Three small drawers, one carved with fan design, and four full drawers. Bottom section has four drawers. Ogee bracket feet, original "pine tree" brasses.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests-on-chests
case furniture
mahogany (wood)
brass (alloy)
cabinetmaking
Chest Of Drawers

Associated Building

Original To Sarah Orne Jewett House (South Berwick, Me.),

Additional Identification Number

40.1

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

88 1/2 x 42 1/2 x 21 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Purchase

Accession Number

2009.26.1

Places

South Berwick (York county, Maine)
Maine (United States)