Chest of Drawers

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1720-1740

GUSN

GUSN-51025

Description

Chest of drawers. Birch, pine. Brass drop pulls and bright cut lock plates on drawers. Stained dark brown. Upper section with two small drawers over three long drawers. Flat top with narrow ogee cornice molding and a single arch bead applied to the frame edge of the case side and drawer dividers and narrow ogee waist molding. Square blocks mounted to underside of case at corners which serve as feet that rest on casters.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
case furniture
birch (wood)
pine (wood)
William and Mary
Chest of Drawers
Chest of Drawers

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

34 x 36 x 18 1/3 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.646

Places

Massachusetts (United States)