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

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)