Chest

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1901

GUSN

GUSN-305199

Description

Chest with hinged lid, large spear shaped cast iron hinges. Four square block feet. Carved panels on front and sides depict mythical animals from Norse mythology. Interior side of lid is carved to copy the shape of the exterior hinges.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests (case furniture)
oak (wood)
carving (processes)
Chest
Chest

Inscription

"I. VON R. 1901" (cut into)
"G. von R." (cut into)

Additional Identification Number

1127.1

Maker

von Rydingsvärd, Ida, 1862- (Carver)

Location of Origin

Massachusetts, Maine, or New York

Object Type

Furniture; Storage & Display Furniture

Dimensions

16 x 36 x 16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Purchase

Accession Number

2014.162.1