Chest of Drawers

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1790-1810

GUSN

GUSN-4039

Description

Seven drawer chest, three small drawers on top above large drawer with inlaid panels; original brasses with lions heads; scalloped skirt with French feet; sides and drawer fronts are of solid mohogany; two keys in upper left drawer.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
case furniture
mahogany (wood)
Federal
figure- and animal-derived motifs
lion
heads (representations)
Mahogany
Federal
Lion
CHEST OF DRAWERS

Inscription

Large drawer marked on back in chalk.

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

52.5 x 49.5 x 21 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.347