Chest

Chest
Title
Chest
Date 
ca. 1804
Medium 
Pine, poplar
Dimensions 
Overall: 22 1/2 x 50 x 23 in. ( 57.2 x 127 x 58.4 cm )
Description 
Painted chest of dovetail construction with brown sponged background; hinged lid with thumbnail molding and side battens; top painted with two square reserves each with eight-pointed compass-drawn star inside circle; front has three painted arched panels, central one with double arch, painted with yellow and green tulips in handled vases; inscriptions scratched into vases; applied base molding and dovetailed bracket feet.
Credit Line 
Gift of an Anonymous Donor
Object Number 
1947.430
Marks 
scratched: in painted vase on left front: "CATHA/ RINA/ WOBIN/ 1804"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group