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Child's Chest of Drawers

Maker: Likely of French origin
Material: Mahogany and rosewood veneers
Size: L. 25.5" x H. 20.5"
Year: ca. 1865
2014.05.118 EL Mr. and Mrs. Franck H. Kaiser, Sr. Collection

This four drawer chest of mahogany and select rosewood veneers with canted corners exhibits applied moldings of ebony and piecrust molding topping a shaped skirt on three sides. The chest has an Acklen family history of being a Grand Tour purchase by Adelicia for Pauline, her youngest child who would have been six years old during the grand tour. The chest retains its original finish.

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