Chest of drawers
about 1770–90 (?)
Object Place: New England, United States
Overall: 74.6 x 91.4 x 54.6 cm (29 3/8 x 36 x 21 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
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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.
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"
Based on inscription, probably owned in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, area in 1899; 1964; bequest of Mrs. Stephen S. FitzGerald (Accession Date October 13, 1964)
Bequest of Mrs. Stephen S. FitzGerald