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Joined chest with drawer

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Small chest with a cleat-pin-hinged lid and with contrasting moldings painted red. The three geometric panels of the front are painted alternately black and red and are divided by pairs of applied split spindles. The drawer is decorated with two rows of small panels, five above and six below,...

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Provenance

Early history unknown; 1937, included in the bequest of Charles Hitchcock Tyler (Accession Date January 14, 1937)

Credit Line

Bequest of Charles Hitchcock Tyler

1680–1710

Object Place

Probably Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Randall 12

Dimensions

75.88 x 111.76 x 46.99 cm (29 7/8 x 44 x 18 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

37.91

Medium or Technique

Oak, maple, pine

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Case Furniture and Boxes