Chest of Drawers, or Case of Boxes

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1750-1775

GUSN

GUSN-2787

Description

Red-painted pine "box of drawers" or "case of boxes" as they were known; small chest form with 6 drawers- 3 rows and 2 columns; pine knobs on a molded plinth base; large dovetails at top.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
case furniture
dovetail joints
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
pine (wood)
Pine
Painted
Dovetail
CHEST

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

21.75 x 24 x 11.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1237