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Upper section with five graduated drawers; broken arch pediment with ogee and cove molded cornice; central plinth with urn and flame-turned finial; finials at front corners on square plinths (missing their urns). Lower case with four graduated reverse sepentine fronted drawers with square side edgee; upper most drawer shaped with segmented arches topping convex bows. Ogee base molding, straight bracket feet with shaped knee brackets, central drop original. Shaped brasses. Matches chest of drawers 1955.400.
Norway spruce (wood)
CHEST OF DRAWERS
Barrett, Charles, 1740-1808
Used at Barrett House (New Ipswich, N.H.),
77.25 x 43.625 x 21.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Gift of Caroline Barr Wade
Jobe, Brock and Myrna Kaye. New England Furniture: The Colonial Era. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1984.