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Catalog Number 10506-78
Title Chest of Drawers; Lars Sundean
Object Name Chest of Drawers
Description Serpentine front chest of three drawers. Ornate wrought metal drawer pulls and lock escutcheons. Birch veneer. Castor on each foot.
Year Range from 1871
Year Range to 1875
Culture American
Material wood (birch), metal
Artist Sundean, Lars
Made Sundean, Lars
Place of Origin USA: Nebraska (Lancaster), Lincoln
Height (in) 29.75
Width (in) 41.75
Depth (in) 20
People Sundean, Lars, 1823-1909
History Made by Lars Sundean, at 1455 Q Street in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Lars was a cabinet maker who was born in Sweden in 1822. In 1869 he immigrated to the U.S. and homesteaded in Saunders County. He moved to Lincoln in 1872 and was employed by furniture dealer H.W. Hardy, and became his partner in the business. He later worked for Burlington Railroad, making furniture for their offices. He retired in 1890 and passed away in 1909.
Credit line Miss Elizabeth Elmen, Lincoln (Lancaster), Nebraska
Collection Elmen, Miss Elizabeth
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