Chest of Drawers

Collection Type

  • Furniture

GUSN

GUSN-5321

Description

Sheraton style bow front chest. Two frontal delicately turned legs continuing to reeded corner columns enclosing a bowed apron with figured birch veneer. The case is of a Spanish cedar veneered facia, and fitted with four lipped bowed drawers with Spanish cedar cross banding, all centering two figured birch rectangular panels. The conforming top with ovolo corners and figured birch veneered facing. Original oval brasses.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
case furniture
birch (wood)
Spanish cedar (wood)
veneer
rosewood (wood)
Sheraton
Birch
Sheraton
Mahogany Veneer
CHEST OF DRAWERS

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

38.75 x 21.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.672

Places

Probably New Hampshire (United States)
Probably