Chest of Drawers

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1815-1830

GUSN

GUSN-4072

Description

Bow front chest with four graduated mahogany veneered drawers with beaded maple edges; two frontal turned legs continuing to ring and rope-turned corner columns surmounted by flat ovolo-shaped top; straight apron; four flattened ball feet; back legs with simple turning; replaced Chippendale-style brasses.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
case furniture
brass (alloy)
mahogany (wood)
veneer
maple (wood)
Chippendale
Empire (style)
Hepplewhite
maple (wood)
Maple
Brass
Hepplewhite
Empire
Mahogany Veneer
Chippendale
CHEST OF DRAWERS

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

38.875 x 42.875 x 20.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.378