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Provenance

Early history unknown; lent to the Museum by Mrs. Ames Nowell, May 17, 1938; given by Ames Nowell, New York (Accession Date December 20,1962)

Credit Line

Gift of Ames Nowell

1740–60

Object Place

Probably Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Randall 47

Dimensions

74.61 x 84.14 x 52.07 cm (29 3/8 x 33 1/8 x 20 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

62.1237

Medium or Technique

Walnut, oak, pine, poplar

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Case Furniture and Boxes