Chest of Drawers

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1800-1810

GUSN

GUSN-44432

Description

Chest of drawers. Cherry, maple, chestnut, tulip wood, and white pine secondary wood. Brass bail handles and locks. Serpentine top with string inlay; four graduated drawers with fan and string inlay. Rests on bracket feet.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
case furniture
cherry (wood)
chestnut (wood)
inlay (process)
maple (wood)
American tulipwood (wood)
Norway spruce (wood)
Federal
Chest of Drawers
Chest of Drawers

Additional Identification Number

2.1983

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

33 1/3 x 39 1/2 x 19 1/3 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1987.1429

Reference Notes

Wesselman, Linda J. and Martha D. Hamilton. Earliest Recollections: Furnishings from the Family of Edwin B. Sears. Boston: Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities, 1984.

Places

Probably Massachusetts (United States)
Probably