Chest of Drawers

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1820-1830

GUSN

GUSN-55027

Description

Chest of Drawers. Mahogany, mahogany veneer, and pine secondary wood. Three small drawers sit on the top with four large drawers below; carved scroll columns on either side; with cut glass pulls and ball feet.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
case furniture
mahogany (wood)
pine (wood)
Empire (style)
Chest of Drawers
Chest of Drawers

Inscription

"This bureau was made to order for mrs. James Bird in Charestown, Mass. in 1820 or 1821."
"Bi[rd]/Bird"

Associated Person

Bird, James, Mrs.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

49 1/2 x 47 1/2 x 21 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Dorothy Horton McGee

Accession Number

1989.28

Places

Massachusetts (United States)