Sea Chest

Date

1800-1850

GUSN

GUSN-4096

Description

Rectangular six-board form with canted sides and dovetailed corner construction; molded hinged lid with end cleats, side brackets for rope handles and cotter pin hinges; painted dark green; interior stained red; till without lid on left side.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sea chests
accessories
case furniture
iron (metal)
pine (wood)
pine (wood)
Pine
Iron
CHEST, SEA

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

17.25 x 47 x 18.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.400