Bombé chest of drawers
Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts
Overall: 88.3 x 97.8 x 61 cm (34 3/4 x 38 1/2 x 24 in.)
Medium or Technique
Mahogany, mahogany veneer, white pine, cedar
Amelia Peabody Gallery (Gallery 137)
Incised on back of top drawer: "XIIIII"
In graphite on bottom of top drawer: "James Kenerly [or Kenedy?] / going to New Brunswick / near New Brighton/ / James Kenerly [?]"
As indicated by an inscription, possibly owned at one time by a James Kenerly of New Brunswick, New Jersey; later owned by Maria Theresa Burnham (Dodge) Hopkins, wife of Amos Lawrence Hopkins (d.1912), Boston, Mass.; bequest of Maria Theresa Burnham Hopkins (Accession Date January 14, 1937)
Bequest of Maria Theresa Burnham Hopkins