Chest of Drawers

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

ca. 1820

GUSN

GUSN-221860

Description

Miniature chest with three drawers, the upper most with a blind front, the lower two with wooden knobs. The drawers are flanked by wooden columns with gilt brass pseudo-doric capitals and bases. The case rests upon bracket feet in the rear and circular gilt-brass feet in front. Full dust boards between drawers.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
brass (alloy)
gilding
mahogany (wood)
Empire (style)
Chest Of Drawers

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

19 3/4 x 28 1/2 x 15 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Susan Norton

Accession Number

1990.123

Places

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