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Chest

Chest
Title
Chest
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.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Estelle De Peyster Hosmer
Object Number 
1945.124b
Gallery Label 
According to the donor, this chest belonged to Frederic De Peyster and later his grandson, Johnston Livingston De Peyster.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group