Commode

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

ca. 1840

GUSN

GUSN-5465

Description

Four bulbous feet on vase and ring turned legs with incised rings supporting rectangular case; front side has two paneled hinged doors opening in center; single circular metal escutcheon with drop ring handle on right door; above, rectangular case with hinged lid; dovetailed joints.

Details

Descriptive Terms

commodes (French chests of drawers)
mahogany (wood)
Empire (style)
Mahogany
Empire
COMMODE

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

31.5 x 30 x 17.875 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.783