Bureau

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1790-1815

GUSN

GUSN-256401

Description

Federal period bow front chest of 4 graduated drawers. Cherry case with veneered drawer faces stained to imitate mahogany. Top face edge has black and white block band inlay. Drawers have light string inlay with cut in corners, applied bead edge covering front dovetails. Stamped brass oval pulls with bail marked "HJ", cut out apron on base, French feet having straight sides to brief flared ending.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bureaus (slant-front desks)
cherry (wood)
poplar (wood)
pine (wood)
Dresser

Associated Building

Original To Winslow Crocker House (Yarmouth Port, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

374.1981

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

CT, USA, Northeast

Object Type

Textileworking T&E

Dimensions

39 3/8 x 42 x 18 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Guido Perera

Accession Number

1999.579

Places

Possibly Connecticut (United States)
Possibly