Reverse Serpentine Chest of Four Drawers
Second Floor - SW Bedroom
Furniture and Hard Furnishings
Hartford area, Connecticut, 1790-1800
Cherry, white pine; 34 ¾" h. x 42 ⅝" w. x 22" d.
The chest of four graduated and cockbeaded drawers has reverse serpentine
(or “oxbow”) shaping in front with an overhanging conforming top. The front case corners with engaged quarter columns; ogee bracket feet splay outward. The post and bail handles and oval escutcheons are original. Condition overall is good.