|Object Name||Chest of Drawers|
|Credit line||Gift of H. Gregg Danby in Memory of J. Kenneth Danby|
|Year Range from||1800|
|Year Range to||1805|
|Made||James McDowell, Sr.|
|Makers mark||James McDowell / Cabinetmaker / Duck Creek / Delaware" burned in the underside of the second drawer; Bail handles stamped "HJ" for Hands & Jenkins of Birmingham, England, 1794-1803|
Federal style, bow front chest of drawers with four drawers of equal length, French feet, and a scalloped skirt with a central lobe. The front corners are chamfered with string inlay that suggests a fluted column. The drawer fronts have string inlay and inlaid escutcheons in "Terrapin" form. The brasses are original.
|Dimensions||H-3.04 L-39.25 D-22.5 inches|
|Dimension Details||depth = greatest depth measured from the widest point of the bow front.|
McDowell, Sr., James
Danby, H. Gregg
Danby, J. Kenneth
Chest of Drawers
James McDowell, Sr.
|Material||Mahogany veneer; pine; polar; fruitwood|
|Place of Origin||Smyrna, DE|