Chest of Drawers

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1830-1860

GUSN

GUSN-6641

Description

Stepped top; three small drawers recessed on top of chest and three large drawers enclosed in body of chest; small drawers and top large drawer have beveled fronts; all drawers, except top large drawer, have two round, stepped pulls; columnar pilasters terminate into turned bulbous stepped feet; back feet also turned but more slender and urn-shaped.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
case furniture
chestnut (wood)
mahogany (wood)
veneer
pine (wood)
chestnut (wood)
Empire (style)
pine (wood)
Pine
Chestnut
Mahogany Veneer
Empire
CHEST OF DRAWERS

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

51.75 x 46.5 x 20.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1406