Chest of drawers

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1795-1820

GUSN

GUSN-8089

Description

Swell front case; four drawers, graduated from top to bottom. Drawers have beaded edges with molded oval-shaped brass plated with bail handles. Frontal columnar reeded stiles terminate below case in turned bulbous legs. Rectangular inlaid panels.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
case furniture
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
inlay (process)
mahogany (wood)
veneer
molding (forming)
reed (grass, material)
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
reed (grass, material)
Sheraton
Mahogany
Mahogany Veneer
Sheraton
Molded
Beaded
Inlaid
Reed
CHEST OF DRAWERS

Associated Building

Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

39.75 x 42.75 x 24.75 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.509

Places

Probably New York state (United States)
Probably