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Flat scroll decoration on back and front stretcher. Other stretchers and uprights turned.

Provenance

By 1635, possibly brought to America by John Cogswell on the ship Angel Gabriel. 1874, Mr. Henry FitzGilbert Waters of Salem, MA. Purchased by Frank Gardner Smith of Brookline, MA. 1917, purchased by Lucy H. Bowdoin; 1917, presented to Robert Gardner McClung [see note 1]; 1928; Bequest of Robert Gardner McClung to the MFA. (June 7, 1928) Notes: [1] Formerly lent to the MFA by Robert G. McClung, October 22, 1917 (Loan #842.-843.17).

Credit Line

Bequest of Robert Gardner McClung

English, 17th century

Object Place

England

Dimensions

127 cm (50 in.)

Accession Number

28.336

Medium or Technique

Wood, beech

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture