Sea Chest

Date

1795-1850

GUSN

GUSN-4084

Description

Six board rectangular form with canted sides; dovetailed corners; molded hinged lid with cleats at ends; old green paint with interior brown with partial till to right; wrought iron strap hinges, marked "A"; lateral becket brackets.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sea chests
accessories
case furniture
iron (metal)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
wrought
pine (wood)
Pine
Iron
Painted
Wrought
CHEST, SEA

Inscription

Hinges marked ""A.""

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

14.875 x 42.375 x 17.125 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.390