Miniature Blanket Chest

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1760-1800

GUSN

GUSN-251771

Description

A rectangular chest that rests on four straight bracket feet. Ogee molding on inner edge and a rectangular skirt has a centered lobed drop. Long rectangular drawers at base is surmounted by two larger drawers, side by side. Each drawer has a turned handle. The top row has false drawers and has two corresponding handles with a key hole centered and superior to the handles.

Details

Descriptive Terms

blanket chests
pine (wood)
ogee bracket feet
Wood
Ogee
Chest, Blanket

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States of America

Dimensions

25 3/8 x 25 7/16 x 15 5/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.962

Date

1760-1800 (Late 18th Century)