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Architectonic case furniture with applied, geometric moldings is characteristic of objects made in a cabinetmaking tradition established by members of the Symonds family. The shop was established by John Symonds, who came to Salem in 1636 from Great Yarmouth, England. This chest probably was...

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Provenance

Early history unknown; acquired by the collector Charles Hitchcock Tyler before 1932, and included in his bequest of that year.

Credit Line

Bequest of Charles Hitchcock Tyler

1680–1710

Object Place

Salem, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Randall 25

Dimensions

98.4 x 102.2 x 54.3 cm (38 3/4 x 40 1/4 x 21 3/8 in. )

Accession Number

32.272

Medium or Technique

Oak, pine, walnut, cedar, maple

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Case Furniture and Boxes