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Chest of drawers

about 1770–90 (?)


Object Place: New England, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 74.6 x 91.4 x 54.6 cm (29 3/8 x 36 x 21 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

64.1898

Medium or Technique

Mahogany, pine

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Case furniture and boxes

Block front chest of drawers. Mahogany, secondary wood pine. Four graduated drawers, bead molding around openings, molded shaped top and base, on bracket feet. Replaced brasses.

Inscription

On inside of the backboard: "Refinished / by / G.P. Fernald / Sept. 99 / Portsmouth / N.H. / Full restoration / M.F.A. Boston / by Vincent Cerbone / Revere, Mass. / April 3-1974"

Provenance

Based on inscription, probably owned in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, area in 1899; 1964; bequest of Mrs. Stephen S. FitzGerald (Accession Date October 13, 1964)

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Stephen S. FitzGerald