Chest of Drawers

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

ca. 1800

GUSN

GUSN-4056

Description

Bow front chest; four graduated veneered drawers with beaded edges, molded conforming to slightly overhanging molded top; simple scallop-shaped apron with two frontal French feet; grained to simulate mahogany(?); original brasses.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
case furniture
brass (alloy)
cherry (wood)
graining
cherry (wood)
Federal
Cherry
Brass
Federal
Grained
CHEST OF DRAWERS

Inscription

Bottom marked in white chalk: ""Ju...an Will..th[?]""

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

35.75 x 39.75 x 22.375 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.363