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Chest of Drawers

Case of ten drawers stained or washed red, Mount Lebanon, NY

ca. 1869

Object ID
1950.555.1
Community
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Description

Case of ten drawers. Top four half width, bottom six full width. Case and drawers of white pine except for drawers 1-3 have basswood ends and backs and drawer 4 which has basswood ends. Face-turned walnut knobs, tapped with 1/2" threaded hickory tenons inserted. Holes in drawer fronts tapped as well. Stained or washed red.

Notes

Believed to have been made by the same cabinetmaker as chest of drawers 1950.554.1, given the similarities in joinery and materials used.

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