Chest

Object Number: 
1945.124b
Date: 
1900-1920
Medium: 
Cedar
Dimensions: 
Overall: 23 1/4 x 38 x 21 1/4 in. ( 59.1 x 96.5 x 54 cm )
Description: 
Rectangular cedar chest with dovetail joinery; applied base molding; casters, brass hinges and lock; black-painted metal handles on ends; molded brass shield with two deer grazing beneath a tree in relief (DePeyster insignia) affixed to inside of lid.
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor, this chest belonged to Frederic De Peyster and later his grandson, Johnston Livingston De Peyster.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Estelle De Peyster Hosmer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group