Chest on chest

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1760-1780

GUSN

GUSN-26099

Description

Chest on chest w/ broken pediment. Three twisted flame finials. Upper case has 5 tiers of graduated drawers. Cockbead molding on case frames each drawer. At top 2 small plain drawers flank one carved w/ shell including foliage. Lower case is blocked and has bracket feet. Four drawers in this case are graduated in height. Shaped brackets at feet. small drop at center of skirt. Brasses appear to be original and have old brass nuts. Fluted pilasters at corners of upper case.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests-on-chests
case furniture
mahogany (wood)
wood (plant material)
Mahogany
CHEST OF DRAWERS

Associated Building

Gilman Garrison House (Exeter, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

83.25 x 43.625 x 23 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perry Dudley

Accession Number

1966.1302

Places

Massachusetts (United States)