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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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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


Object Place

Hampshire county, Massachusetts

Catalogue Raisonné

Randall 11


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

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Medium or Technique

Oak, pine, maple, black walnut




Furniture, Case Furniture and Boxes