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); 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.