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This cupboard is part of a large group of Connecticut furniture-perhaps as many as eighty-five pieces-decorated with carved, "tulip-and-sunflower" decoration; many have histories in the Hartford-Wethersfield area. Long associated with joiner Peter Blin, the objects now are believed to be the...

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Provenance

Originally owned in the Hathaway family of Hartford and Suffield, Connecticut; owned by Charles Hitchcock Tyler of Boston as early as 1911; bequeathed by Tyler to the Museum in 1932.

Credit Line

Bequest of Charles Hitchcock Tyler

1675–1700

Object Place

Wethersfield, Connecticut, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Randall 23

Dimensions

140.33 x 125.09 x 55.24 cm (55 1/4 x 49 1/4 x 21 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

32.273

Medium or Technique

Oak, pine, maple, cedar

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Case Furniture and Boxes