Chest (USA), ca. 1825
This is a Chest. It was made by Unknown. It is dated ca. 1825 and we acquired it in 1926. Its medium is mahogany, brass, gilt bronze. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.
Annie Schermerhorn Kane and her husband, a great-grandson of John Jacob Astor, collected antiques both in Europe and at home, many of which came to Cooper-Hewitt for study as examples of good design.
This object was
Mrs. John Innes Kane.
It is credited
Bequest of Mrs. John Innes Kane.
Our curators have highlighted 3 objects that are related to this one.
Its dimensions are
H x W x D: 67.5 × 63.5 × 45.7 cm (26 9/16 in. × 25 in. × 18 in.)
It is inscribed
"No. 2" (in script) on back and bottom of the bottom drawer "No. 1" (in script) on the bottom of the top drawer
Cite this object as
Chest (USA), ca. 1825; Made by Unknown ; mahogany, brass, gilt bronze; H x W x D: 67.5 × 63.5 × 45.7 cm (26 9/16 in. × 25 in. × 18 in.); Bequest of Mrs. John Innes Kane; 1926-22-90-a/c
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.