Toy chest of drawers

Object Number: 
1936.453
Date: 
1856
Medium: 
Pine, iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 16 1/4 x 14 3/4 x 9 in. ( 41.3 x 37.5 x 22.9 cm )
Marks: 
written: in pencil on back of two drawers: "Made by J. Smith 109 Allen Street/N York Nov. 1 1856"
Description: 
Pine toy chest with three drawers with turned pulls, supported by bracket feet, with iron lock in top drawer; front exterior grained.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, this piece belonged to the donor's grandmother, Mary Lorrain Peters (1822- after 1903). The donor called the chest a toy chiffonier.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Isabella Jex
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group