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Maker(s):Loomis workshop (attributed to)
Culture:American
Title:Bureau
Date Made:1825-1835
Type:Furniture
Materials:wood: yellow birch, eastern white pine, bird's eye maple and mahogany veneers; base metal: brass
Place Made:Vermont: Danville
Measurements:Overall: 45 x 40 x 20 in; 114.3 x 101.6 x 50.8 cm
Accession Number:  HD 2022.34.1
Credit Line:Gift of Patricia Passmore Alley and F. William Alley
Museum Collection:  Historic Deerfield
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Description:
Empire bureau with three full drawers flanked by turned front legs, all below a projecting full drawer. The top of the chest includes a fixed compartment comprised of two drawers arranged side by side, which are flanked by two turned pilasters. The fixed comparment stands in front of a scrolled headboard or splashboard. The drawer fronts, featuring stamped brass pulls, are accentuated with bird's-eye maple panels and crossbanded mahogany veneers. The lower four drawers also include stamped brass escutcheons for locks. The case sits on four turned feet. The front two feet are more attentuated compared to the rear feet.

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