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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 Springfield in the Connecticut River Valley. Bearing the carved initials PK and the date 1699, this...

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Provenance

Probably owned originally by Prudence Kellogg (b. October 14, 1675, in Hadley, Mass.; married April 18, 1699, to Deacon Abraham Merrill of Hartford); collection of William Z. Hulbert, Middletown, Connecticut, about 1891; owned by Tyler as early as 1911

Credit Line

Bequest of Charles Hitchcock Tyler

1699

Object Place

Hampshire county, Massachusetts

Catalogue Raisonné

Randall 11

Dimensions

80.96 x 136.18 x 46.67 cm (31 7/8 x 53 5/8 x 18 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

32.218

Medium or Technique

Oak, pine, maple, black walnut

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Case Furniture and Boxes