1957.0032.002 Chest of drawers
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Chest of drawers

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  • Creator (Role):

    William Jones (Cabinetmaker)

  • Place of Origin:

    Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina, South, United States, North America

  • Date:


  • Materials:

    Mahogany; Pine, white; Cedar

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Object Number


Object Name

Chest of drawers



Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Commander and Mrs. Duncan I. Selfridge

Creator (Role)

William Jones (Cabinetmaker)-November 1792

Place of Origin

Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina, South, United States, North America




Mahogany; Pine, white; Cedar

Dimensions (inches)

36.25 (H) , 41 (W) , 23.43 (D)

Dimensions (centimeters)

92.075 (H) , 104.14 (W) , 59.512 (D)

Measurement Notes

OW at feet and top front corners, OD at top center, D (feet) 23.00 in., D (top corners) 22.75 in.

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Montgomery, Charles F., et al. 1966 American Furniture: The Federal Period, in the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum.
Published as fig. no. 142.
[Article] Bivins, John. 1997 "The Convergence and Divergence of Three Stylistic Traditions in Charleston Neoclassical Case Furniture, 1785-1800". American Furniture. 1997: 47-105.
Published as fig. 11-13, pp. 61-63
[Book] Rauschenberg, Bradford L. & Bivins, John. 2003 The Furniture of Charleston.
Published as no. NC-17, pp. 486-492.
[Electronic] Yale University Art Gallery. Rhode Island Furniture Archive. http://rifa.art.yale.edu/index.htm
[Web Site] 09/24/2015 Tin-Mercury Amalgam Mirrors - AIC Wiki. 2020 https://www.conservation-wiki.com/wiki/Tin-Mercury_Amalgam_Mirrors