Minature Chest

Date

1790-1825

GUSN

GUSN-3129

Description

A rectangular lid with chamfered edges hinged to the conforming case, raised on all four squared legs with cut-out at the feet. Rose-head nail construction. The lid has an iron hasp which closes over the iron loop on the case, and an iron lock and key. The chest is unpainted.

Details

Descriptive Terms

miniatures (toys)
chests (case furniture)
case furniture
maple (wood)
chamfering
iron (metal)
pine (wood)
pine (wood)
maple (wood)
Pine
Maple
Iron
Chamfered
CHEST, MINATURE

Inscription

Inscribed on a paper string tag in ink on the hasp reads: (one side) Key of/Padlocked/ Minature/Chest . (Otherside- in ink) Blue Cupboard (and on a printed sticker) 522 .

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

7.125 x 6.375 x 4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1629