Chest of Drawers

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1825-1845

GUSN

GUSN-51015

Description

A rectangular case with an overhanging top over a bowed top drawer and three drawers. It is enclosed by rope turned and wheat carved columns terminating front legs. It is surmounted by recessed a two drawer secondary case with bowed splashboard.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
case furniture
mahogany (wood)
veneer
Empire (style)
Chest of Drawers
Chest of Drawers

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture; Storage & Display Furniture

Dimensions

53 x 43 x 21 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.635