Low chest

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

c.1730-50

GUSN

GUSN-189622

Description

Low chest, used as base for five drawer high chest. Low chest has four drawers and finished top. Cabriole legs with slipper feet. Two drop finials flank center arch of skirt. Brass batwing shaped drawer hardware. 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. This low chest was originally located in the second floor hall of the Sarah Orne Jewett House in South Berwick, Maine.

Details

Descriptive Terms

low chests
case furniture
Chest Of Drawers

Additional Identification Number

17.7

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Museum Purchase

Accession Number

2009.9.7.2

Related Items

Title High chest Accession Number 2009.9.7.1