Chest of Drawers

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1802

GUSN

GUSN-5331

Description

Serpentined slightly overhanging top with canted front corners and molded edge; conforming case enclosing four drawers of equal size drawers with string inlay border with fan motifs at each corner and beaded edges; each with brass inlaid keyhole flanked by oval stamped brasses with bale handles; whole with conforming basal molding on four ogee cut French feet with canted corners.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
case furniture
mahogany (wood)
Hepplewhite
Mahogany
Hepplewhite
CHEST OF DRAWERS

Associated Building

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

Maker

Attributed to Boardman, Langley, 1774-1833 (Maker)

Location of Origin

USA

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

36.125 x 43.313 x 23.188 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.683