Chest of drawers

about 1775–80


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 76.2 x 92.1 x 52.1 cm (30 x 36 1/4 x 20 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1975.754

Medium or Technique

Mahogany, white pine

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Case furniture and boxes

Inscription

Drawer blades and interior of case scratched with Roman I, II, and III, and each with a V acting as an arrow to indicate direction.

Provenance

By family tradition, owned originally by Thomas Lamb (1753-1813) of Boston; by descent in the family to the donors; 1972, lent by the donors; 1976, given (Accession Date January 14, 1976)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Rosamond Lamb in memory of Miss Rose Lamb