FEDERAL INLAID AND FIGURED MAHOGANY AND BIRCHWOOD BOW-FRONT CHEST OF DRAWERS, PORTSMOUTH, NEW HAMPSHIRE, 1800-20
Inscribed on underside, "Bowen c... lent to Mrs. Tucker". Appears to retain original brass drawer pulls. Retains a key.
Height 37 in. by Width 40 7/8 in. by Depth 21 1/4 in.
Philip Budrose Antiques, Marblehead, Massachusetts;
Purchase, Acquisition Fund Gift of Collector's Corner (M1967.24).
Jones, Karen M., "American furniture in the Milwaukee Art Center," Antiques, 107:5 (may 1975), p. 980, pl. v;
American Furniture with Related Decorative Arts 1660-1830, The Milwaukee Art Museum and the Layton Collection, ed. Gerald Ward, (New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1991), p. 231-232, cat. no. 91.