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Drawer blades and interior of case scratched with Roman I, II, and III, and each with a V acting as an arrow to indicate direction.


By family tradition, owned originally by Thomas Lamb (1753-1813) of Boston; by descent in the family to the donors; 1972, lent by the donors; 1976, given (Accession Date January 14, 1976)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Rosamond Lamb in memory of Miss Rose Lamb

about 1775–80

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States


Overall: 76.2 x 92.1 x 52.1 cm (30 x 36 1/4 x 20 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Mahogany, white pine




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