Chest of Drawers

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1795-1815

GUSN

GUSN-42449

Description

Chest of drawers. Mahogany, mahogany veneer, chestnut, tulip poplar, rosewood veneer, pine secondary wood. Bowed facade with four graduated drawers with bail handles and cock beading; splashboard with curved ears; Stringing inlay at edge of top and base; bowed skirt. Rests on French feet.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
case furniture
chestnut (wood)
inlay (process)
mahogany (wood)
veneer
pine (wood)
rosewood (wood)
American tulipwood (wood)
Federal
Chest Of Drawers

Inscription

In chalk on first drawer: ""2508/20458/(check mark) 20"""" In pencil on drawer bottom and dividers: drawer nos.

Additional Identification Number

C202

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

43 x 40 5/8 x 22 1/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Julia G. Crocker

Accession Number

1933.6243

Places

Rhode Island (United States)
Massachusetts (United States)