Chest on Chest

Unknown Maker (probably Connecticut River Valley), American, 19th century

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1800-1813

Cherry, white pine, and brass

Overall: 76 1/4 × 44 3/8 × 21 3/4 in. (193.7 × 112.7 × 55.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College

F.X.517

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Furniture: Storage

Classification

Decorative Arts

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, inside back: 1813 / Feb 20 / REB [?]; inscribed, thoughout, with cabinet maker‘s mark and drawer numbers; inscribed BWL [?] back of top drawer.

Exhibition History

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 25, 1991-May 27, 1996.

American Decorative Arts at Dartmouth, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 10-March 1, 1981.

Publication History

Margaret J. Moody, American Decorative Arts at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: The Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1981, page 18.

Provenance

Source unknown.

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