User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Chest of drawers

Start collecting

This oxbow chest has a shaped and molded top, made of two pieces. The four drawers, which are framed with beads on the caste, are oxbow with the ends flattened into the plane oft he case, and the line carried down through the brackets of the feet. There are fluted quarter columns at each side,...

Show Full Description

Provenance

Early history unknown; part of the large collection of the Boston collector Charles Hitchcock Tyler bequeathed to the Museum in 1932.

Credit Line

Bequest of Charles Hitchcock Tyler

1780–1800

Object Place

Hartford area, Connecticut, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Randall 32

Dimensions

81.91 x 92.71 x 56.51 cm (32 1/4 x 36 1/2 x 22 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

32.278

Medium or Technique

Cherry, pine

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Case Furniture and Boxes