Commode

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1810-1825

GUSN

GUSN-221975

Description

The commode with two drawers stacked above cupboard doors; rope-turned three quarter columns applied to each front corner; all four ring-turned feet terminate in brass casters; each side with a brass bale handle; the single plank top with circular projections at the front corners and a reeded edge (similar to 1990.137.1 and .2)

Details

Descriptive Terms

commodes (French chests of drawers)
mahogany (wood)
brass (alloy)
Empire (style)
Commode

Related Items

Title Chest of Drawers Accession Number 1990.137.1
Title Chest of Drawers Accession Number 1990.137.2

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

28 5/8 x 24 3/8 x 17 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Susan Norton

Accession Number

1990.138

Places

Possibly Massachusetts (United States)
Possibly Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Possibly Cambridge (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)