Chest of Drawers

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1800-1825

GUSN

GUSN-6642

Description

Mahogany veneered case has two brass C-shaped handles on the sides; front side is a door with beaded edge; keyhole at center of left side, two brass hinges at right; opens revealing interior of case, divided into eight compartments, four of which have drawers remaining; brass knob handle in center of each drawer; dovetailed joints.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
case furniture
brass (alloy)
mahogany (wood)
veneer
pine (wood)
pine (wood)
Pine
Mahogany Veneer
Brass
Chest Of Drawers

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

16.25 x 15.875 x 10 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1407

Places

Probably New Hampshire (United States)
Probably