Sea Chest

Date

1768-1799

GUSN

GUSN-4059

Description

Rectangular form with canted front and sides; dovetailed corner construction; slightly overhanging hinged lid; painted black; brass hasp and side "ring" type handles.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sea chests
accessories
case furniture
brass (alloy)
pine (wood)
pine (wood)
Pine
Brass
CHEST, SEA

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

16.25 x 40.875 x 16.125 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.366