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Many woodworking shops were active in seventeenth-century New England, and ordinarily the sources of their furniture design can be traced back to specific areas of England. This example is from Ipswitch in Essex County of eastern Massachusetts. The chest is related to those associated with...

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Provenance

With John L. Coleman, Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Purchased by J. Templeman Coolidge about 1891. Gift of J. Templeman Coolidge, August 1, 1929.

Credit Line

Gift of John Templeman Coolidge

1670–1700

  • Attributed to Thomas Dennis, American (born in England), 1638–1706
Object Place

Probably Ipswich, Massachusetts

Catalogue Raisonné

Randall 7

Dimensions

Overall: 77.5 x 112.7 x 48.3 cm (30 1/2 x 44 3/8 x 19 in.)

Accession Number

29.1015

Medium or Technique

Oak, white pine

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Case Furniture and Boxes