Chest of Drawers

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1785-1800

GUSN

GUSN-251768

Description

Chest of twenty two drawers. Painted white, has a rectangular base with no feet, and pearled molding around the edges leading to the drawers. The bottom segment has two rows of drawers, three drawers per row. The top segment has eight rows of drawers, two drawers per row. The drawers in the top segment increase in size from top to bottom. Each drawer has a "c" shape handle attached with oval brasses. The top has an overhanging pediment formed from detailed molding.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
pine (wood)
paint (coating)
metal
Wood
Furniture
Chest Of Drawers

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

72 x 56 1/2 x 18 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.954

Date

1785-1800 (Circa)

Places

Possibly South Berwick (York county, Maine)