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Date
1850 – 1880
Material
wood; metal
Catalogue Number
102.03.0126
Description
Japanese chest of dark, varnished wood with many drawers of various sizes, each carved with Japanese symbols painted red. Drawers have small brass ring pulls with small round backing plates. Drawers fit into box-like cubby holes. Fourteen drawers in all. Two sliding lid panels on top, cover compar…
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Title
Medicine Cabinet
Date
1850 – 1880
Material
wood; metal
Dimensions
36.0 x 24.0 x 56.0 cm
Description
Japanese chest of dark, varnished wood with many drawers of various sizes, each carved with Japanese symbols painted red. Drawers have small brass ring pulls with small round backing plates. Drawers fit into box-like cubby holes. Fourteen drawers in all. Two sliding lid panels on top, cover compartments beneath. Contents of drawers and compartments see Source Document.
Subject
households
furniture
Japanese
E. S. Morse
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
102.03.0126
Images
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Date
1850 – 1900
Material
wood; metal
Catalogue Number
102.03.0122 a,b
Description
Two light weight wood stacking chests with two drawers each. Chests are fastened together by a rectangular metal latch (23 x 8) on each side which slides up to hook onto two metal prongs placed at the bottom of the chest above. Each corner is reinforced by a metal covering. Oval shaped brown metal …
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Title
Stacking Chest Of Drawers
Date
1850 – 1900
Material
wood; metal
Dimensions
50.5 x 41.0 x 94.0 cm
Description
Two light weight wood stacking chests with two drawers each. Chests are fastened together by a rectangular metal latch (23 x 8) on each side which slides up to hook onto two metal prongs placed at the bottom of the chest above. Each corner is reinforced by a metal covering. Oval shaped brown metal plates (12.5 cm. long with straight length-wise sides) decorate the bottom front of each chest. Each drawer has a lock placed in the center of a 10.5 cm. brown metal disc with silver metal rim and center. Discs extend over upper top edge of drawers by about 3 cm., two shiny brown metal handles on each drawer. Each of the handles is fastened to inside of drawer by a wing-type (or butterfly) fastener rather than screws.
Subject
households
furniture
Japanese
E. S. Morse;
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
102.03.0122 a,b
Images
Less detail
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