Chest of Drawers

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1665-1685

GUSN

GUSN-54922

Description

Chest of drawers. Red oak with white pine and poplar secondary wood. Four drawers with two-paneled drawer fronts and heavy molding. Two-paneled sides Heavy basal and top moldings. Each drawer contains an incised number for identification. Rests on heavy ball feet.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
case furniture
poplar (wood)
red oak (wood)
Norway spruce (wood)
Chest Of Drawers

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

MA

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

36 7/8 x 44 5/16 x 21 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Purchase

Accession Number

1949.85

Reference Notes

Jobe, Brock and Myrna Kaye. New England Furniture: The Colonial Era. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1984.

Places

Middlesex county (Massachusetts) [county]
Possibly Cambridge (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)