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Chest of drawers

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The top of this chest has a bowed front with circular projections at the corners above the posts. Along its edge is a band of half-moon or thumbprint inlay of maple made of three concentric rings. The four drawers have mahogany bead edges and a band of curly satinwood surrounding panels of...

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Inscription

Drawers numbered in pencil 1-4 respectively, on the underside of the drawer bottoms. In pencil, in 19th century hand, on outside of backboards: "S __________ Kittredge / Love (?) [or Lord] / Eliza L Horn" On underside of case bottom: "X X" in blue chalk

Provenance

Said to have belonged to the Derby family of Salem, Mass.; 1927, Gift of R. Richard Fuller in memory of his wife, Lucy Derby Fuller (Accession Date November 3, 1927)

Credit Line

Gift of S. Richard Fuller in memory of his wife, Lucy Derby Fuller

about 1795–10

Object Place

Boston or Salem, Massachusetts

Catalogue Raisonné

Randall 34

Dimensions

Overall: 105 x 108 x 59.7 cm (41 5/16 x 42 1/2 x 23 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

27.611

Medium or Technique

Mahogany, pine, inlaid woods; brasses replaced

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Case Furniture and Boxes