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Chest of drawers (Miniature)

Place Made:
Southside Virginia United States of America
Date Made:
1780-1790
Medium:
walnut, oak
Dimensions:
HOA 19 1/8; WOA 13 1/8; DOA 8 3/4
Accession Number:
4199
Description:
DESCRIPTION: Miniature chest of drawers: Four graduated drawers topped with two small drawers; dustboard beneath small drawers shows evidence of locking mechanism, but drawers do not have corresponding mechanism; drawers have molded edges, wooden knobs; chest has applied cornice molding (front and sides only) and bracket feet; front case stiles pegged to sides.
History:
Originally purchased from the Reynolds Family in Critz, Virginia (Patrick County).
Credit Line:
MESDA Purchase Fund