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Chest with drawers

Chest with drawers
Title
Chest with drawers
Date 
1800-1850
Medium 
Wood, metal (probably iron), paint
Dimensions 
Overall: 10 1/4 x 15 1/4 x 10 in. ( 26 x 38.7 x 25.4 cm )
Description 
Wooden box in the form of a chest with drawers with hinged lid and doors with forged metal clasp (left door with metal heart-shaped escutcheon); inside, five drawers, top false drawer has metal escutcheon, all others have metal pulls; all surfaces handpainted, interior with floral and fruit designs in white, green, orange, yellow, and gray-blue; exterior surfaces painted with full-bodied female figures, lid depicts the three Graces and their attributes.
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number 
INV.8523
Marks 
handwritten: in black ink: "My Hart achs to part with this wun-derful Tresure"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group