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Front of a chest

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Five panels carved with arches and tracery, center one shorted for lock (missing), divided by narrow carved panels, arched tracery on stiles. Each piece separate and pegged to rails and stiles. Sides, etc., assembled to make chest.

Provenance

Bought by MFA for $237.29. (Accession Date: June 2, 1910)

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund

French, 1480–90

Object Place

Gothic

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: L. 1.95 (76 3/4") H. 0.855 (33 5/8")

Accession Number

10.238

Medium or Technique

Wood; oak

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture