1970.0440 Chest, view 1, Bulfinch Stair Hall 2008
  • 1970.0440 Chest, view 1, Bulfinch Stair Hall 2008
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Chest (Blanket chest)

  • Category:

    Furniture

  • Place of Origin:

    Nassau, New York, Long Island, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1770-1800

  • Materials:

    Pine; Brass; Iron; Paint

  • Museum Object Number:

    1970.0440


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1970.0440

Object Name

Chest (Blanket chest)

Category

Furniture

Credit Line/Donor

Museum purchase

Place of Origin

Nassau, New York, Long Island, United States, North America

Origin Notes

Recovered in the attic of an old tenant farmhouse in Freeport, Long Island, NY.

Date

1770-1800

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Mark; Hinge strap inside lid, viewer's right; "W.S" stamped incuse

Materials

Pine; Brass; Iron; Paint

Dimensions (inches)

38.25 (H) , 41.75 (W) , 19.75 (D)

Dimensions (centimeters)

97.155 (H) , 106.045 (W) , 50.165 (D)

Measurement Notes

OH at back, OW at top, OD at top.

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Catalogue] Failey, Dean. 1976 Long Island is My Nation.
Illustration # 127
[Article] Held, Huyler. 01//1939 Chests from Western Long Island. Antiques. 35: 14.
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