Blanket Chest

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1650-1700

GUSN

GUSN-4363

Description

Rectangular; three front panels are carved with eagles and crowns. Sides have Chippendale brass handles.

Details

Descriptive Terms

blanket chests
case furniture
brass (alloy)
carving (processes)
oak (wood)
crowns (headdresses)
Oak
Carved
Eagle
Crown
Brass
CHEST, BLANKET

Inscription

Inscribed on iron brace on underside of top: ""Wm. So. Birw""

Associated Building

Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Europe

Dimensions

26.563 x 42.25 x 23 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.226