Chest of Drawers
Furniture and Hard Furnishings
New York or Southwestern Connecticut, 1805-1825
Cherry; tulip poplar; 43 ¼" h. x 45" w. x 20 ⅛" d.
A rectangular top (originally a lid) over a deep drawer above three
cockbeaded and graduated drawers, original stamped oval brasses; case sides
extend to form straight bracket feet flanking a deeply serpentine skirt with large ogees and central half-round drop. Condition: missing veneer on the skirt and a section of cockbeading. Finish has broken down and now is crackled; originally would likely have been painted.