Chest of Drawers

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1845-1855

GUSN

GUSN-64790

Description

Rectangular form with slightly overhanging rectangular top and canted edge. Supports an overhanging to drawer enclosed by rectangular sides with modified columnar supports, with black at top and step molded Marlborough feet. Case encloses three long drawers with burled maple pulls. Apron is cyma-curved arches. Whole surmounted by Gothic style looking glass supported by flat jig-saw columnar posts with crocket finials. The looking glass frame in Gothic arch form. Whole repainted (c. 1880s) deep green over original green with black line and scroll decoration overall. Same form as 1970.461, grain painted in Gothic Revival style.\n

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
case furniture
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
pine (wood)
Pine
Painted
Chest Of Drawers

Associated Building

Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

88.75 x 45 x 20.75 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret Carson Holt

Accession Number

1970.444

Places

Probably New York state (United States)
Probably

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Title Chest of Drawers Accession Number 1970.461