Chest of Drawers

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1900-1920

GUSN

GUSN-4591

Description

Chest of four drawers; back or splash board attached at top; top section with one drawers is supported by reeded and turned columns which flank the three drawers of the lower section; top drawer has no pulls; lower three drawers with Chippendale style reproduction brasses; all drawers with brass set keyhole at center and lightwood string inlay in mahogany veneer drawer fronts; ring and cone turned front feet; ball turned back feet; dovetail construction in drawers.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
case furniture
brass (alloy)
inlay (process)
mahogany (wood)
veneer
pine (wood)
Second Empire
pine (wood)
Pine
Mahogany Veneer
Brass
Mahogany
Empire
Inlaid
CHEST OF DRAWERS

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

40.5 x 33.625 x 19 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.785