Chest of Drawers

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1825-1845

GUSN

GUSN-221812

Description

Rectangular top over case containing two sets of eight graduated drawers with turned wooden knobs, each set secured by a hinged, locking panel, all above a simple molded base.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
mahogany (wood)
pine (wood)
poplar (wood)
Empire (style)
Chest Of Drawers

Inscription

"Manufactured by Stephen Smith No. 51 & 53 Cornhill Boston" (stamped)
"Norton" (Written in black crayon)

Maker

Smith, Stephen

Dimensions

39 3/4 x 30 3/4 x 14 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Susan Norton

Accession Number

1990.118

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)