Chest of Drawers

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1825-1840

GUSN

GUSN-70178

Description

Chest of drawers. Mahogany and mahogany veneer. White pine secondary wood. Upper case has two small rectangular drawers and inwardly curved splashboard with Vitruvian scrolls. Bow-front drawer facade on lower case with flanking rope-turned columns that terminate in four ring-and-baluster-turned legs. All drawers have round brass backplates with brass ring pulls.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
case furniture
mahogany (wood)
veneering
Norway spruce (wood)
Empire (style)
Mahogany
Pine
Veneered
Empire
CHEST OF DRAWERS

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

49 5/8 x 41 1/4 x 19 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.2472

Places

Massachusetts (United States)