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British
Chest of Drawers
1695 – 1705
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
1955/1.231

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Armchair
18th century
Transfer from the Museum of Anthropology
1981/1.333

Artist Unknown
Table desk
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Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
1955/1.236

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Armchair
18th century
Transfer from the Museum of Anthropology
1981/1.334

Artist Unknown
Console
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
1955/1.235

Desk, Sepentine front (slant front secretary)
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
1955/1.233

Mbole
Tip Stool and Backrest
20th century
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
1997/1.337

American (American (North American))
Side Chair (one of a pair)
Gift of Colonel and Mrs. Thomas M. Spaulding
1967/2.33

Stool
20th century
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
1997/1.315

American (American (North American))
Side Chair (one of a pair)
Gift of Colonel and Mrs. Thomas M. Spaulding
1967/2.32
A tall chest with four main cabinet doors, two on top and two on bottom, and four smaller drawers on the top. Each door is fitted with brass hinges and accent pieces. The wood is multi colored, light brown and dark brown.<br />
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Produced to store clothes, chests were generally kept in the lady&rsquo;s quarter (<em>anbang</em> ) of a house and used by women. The front panels are made from persimmon wood, while the top, sides and back are made from pine wood. The top panel is made from a single piece of wood with moldings attached to give a sleek design. The side panels extend to the back, and the back panel was joined to the side panels at a perpendicular angle. The top and side panels are joined by three tenons and mortises. The rail of the first and second levels are attached to the side panels by mortise-and-tenon joints. The borders of the doors on the first level are inlaid with blacklines. Rim decoration <em>ogeumte</em> has been added to the part under the lower crossbar which is supported by a
Korean (Korean (culture or style))
Chest
1795 – 1805
Gift of Ellen Johnston Laing
2017/2.125
A woman seated in an armchair, facing towards the left, looks at the viewer. The background is dark but otherwise undescribed.
James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American (North American))
Firelight
1896
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
1954/1.455
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