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Object Name Chest, Tool
Maker Francis T. Witte Hardware Co.
Material Wood/Brass
Used Raquette Lake
Description Decorative wooden tool chest. The top is decorated with a crown molding and has a small lock on the front edge. The hinged top opens to a shallow tray with wooden inset partitions for small tools. The front of the tall cabinet has two ornately carved doors which open to reveal a large open cabinet with space to hang a large number and variety of tools. Along the top inside are four square front drawers. A low drawer in the base has two handles and a lock. Wood is probably ash with walnut holds. Oil varnish outside, shellac inside. Stenciled marks inside top cover: "Francis T. Witte Hdwe. Co./106 Chambers. St. New york. City."
Dimensions H-44.5 W-31 D-14 inches
Collection T:CC090
Catalog Number 1957.151.0001
Other number AM 0916
Imagefile 051\1957.151.0001.JPG
Species Chest, Tool
Owned by Durant, W.W.