Sea chest

Date

1800

GUSN

GUSN-25314

Description

Rectangular 6-board chest, originally w/ hinged top. Molded edge around top, and shaped rounded handles at two ends. Butt joints and nail construction. Underside of lid has painted checkerboard. Interior not fitted. "Colman" marked on inside lid.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sea chests
accessories
case furniture
pine (wood)
pine (wood)
Pine
CHEST, SEA

Inscription

See description.

Associated Building

Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

19 x 19.625 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman

Accession Number

1985.357