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Box

This large box is joined with dovetailed corners and has an applied molding around three sides of the base. The front and two sides are carved with a double S-scroll palmette, of bold scale, against a punch-roughened ground. The ground of one side panel retains much of its black wash color. ...

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Provenance

Early history unknown; bequest of Charles Hitchcock Tyler (Accession Date September 1, 1932)

Credit Line

Bequest of Charles Hitchcock Tyler

1670–1700, with later alterations

Object Place

Madison-Clinton-Durham area, Connecticut, Hammonassett River Valley

Catalogue Raisonné

Randall 4

Accession Number

32.275

Medium or Technique

oak, pine

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Case Furniture and Boxes