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Creator Nationality: North American; American
Creator Dates/Places: North and Central America,North America,United Sta
Creator Active Place: North and Central America,North America,United Sta
Creator Name-CRT: North and Central America,North America,United States,New York
Title: Chest of Drawers
Title Type: preferred
View: 3/4 view
Creation Start Date: 1878
Creation End Date: 1884
Creation Date: 1878/84
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Classification Term: Furniture
Materials and Techniques: Bird's-eye maple, tulip poplar, and cherry.
Dimensions: 152.4 x 111.8 x 55.9 cm (60 x 44 x 22 in. )
Inscriptions: Stamped on brass locks: "ROBINSON BOSTON"
AMICA Contributor: The Art Institute of Chicago
Owner Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
ID Number: 1986.186
Credit Line: The Art Institute of Chicago, Gift of the Antiquarian Society through the Mr. and Mrs. William Y. Hutchinson Fund
Subject Description: Cherry and maple, plain and bird's eye; four fluted oval feet; lower section of five drawers width of case, lower four panelled at each side with carved central panel or arabesques; fifth drawer from bottom carved with fluting and framed centralcherub face and wings; upper se ction recessed with turned and carved column at outer front edge; three sections across upper level with three drawers each side of a central door pivoting on metal pins at right and with lock at left; panelled door with eight sidedcentral element framing a carved rippling ribbon in oval shape; entablature above carved with design resembling overlapping feathers; central panel carved with scrolling acanthus leaves, and moldings above; sides and back of chest panelled; full dust boards.
AMICA ID: AIC_.1986.186
AMICA Library Year: 1998
Media Metadata Rights:
Copyright The Art Institute of Chicago, 1998
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