Chest of Drawers

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

ca. 1840

GUSN

GUSN-5292

Description

Veneered four drawer chest with veneered recessed top section; rectangular and scalloped crest splashboard surmounts the two-drawer recessed case; two round and stepped wooden pulls on each drawer; overhanging top drawer in main case supported by two rope-turned colonets; three straight-front drawers below; two round and stepped wooden pulls on each drawer; colonets terminate into turned front stiles; turned back stiles.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
case furniture
mahogany (wood)
veneering
Empire (style)
Mahogany
Empire
Veneered
CHEST OF DRAWERS

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

49 x 43.125 x 19.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.647