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Inscription

Initials "EH" carved on stiles flanking central panel.

Provenance

Probably owned originally by a person with the initials "EH"; by the twentieth century, owned by Anna L. Coolidge, who according to her son, the donor, "remembered it in the back hall of her grandfather's house in Brattleboro [Vermont} as wood box for the kitchen stove"; inherited by the donor in 1983; lent to the Museum in 1985 and converted to a gift in 1991 (Accession Date June 26, 1991)

Credit Line

Gift of Joseph Randolph Coolidge IV

1690–1720

Object Place

Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 91.1 x 111.8 x 50.8 cm (35 7/8 x 44 x 20 in.)

Accession Number

1991.482

Medium or Technique

Oak, white pine

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Case Furniture and Boxes