Chest

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1715-1760

GUSN

GUSN-26161

Description

William and Mary style. Rectangular shape with single plank hinged top with shaped molding around edges. Wide molding extending from bottom with turned ball feet. Iron pin-type hinges. Engraved brass key escutcheon. Dovetail construction at corners.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests (case furniture)
case furniture
oak (wood)
pine (wood)
pine (wood)
William and Mary
Oak
Pine
William and Mary
Chest

Inscription

Pen markings under lid: ""P. Nemon(?)/ Hom...-135/ King(s)? 40/ (Shattuck)- 05/ M... -40/ Allens-- 47/ Mark up -- 10"" ""Interest commenced at 6% Jan. 6th 1766 [date crossed out] from...after...th day of March 1769"" ""Stamp...to cross on 30th June 1802/ Stamp..."" [NOTE: several more illegible lines]

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

14.5 x 25.375 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perry Dudley

Accession Number

1966.1318