Chest

Published/Created:
Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States
ca. 1670–1690
Physical Description:
34 x 52 x 20 in.
Materials:
Oak; pine; cedar; paint
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Pilgrim bridal chest of quartered oak and pine, the three-paneled front has a diamond paneled center with geometric end panels, the panels formed of cedar moldings and flanked by bold twin split spindles of old black paint; below the panels is a row of divided drawers with cedar panels and flanked by twin black split spindles. The design of the panels and the serrated and saw tooth moldings bear a direct relationship to the Prince-Howes court cupboard, illustrated in Nutting, Furniture of the Pilgrim Century, revised edition, pl. 197.
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Related objects: Book: Wallace Nutting, Furniture of the Pilgrim Century (Norwood, Mass.: Plimpton Press, 1924), pl. 197.
Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 6, p. 1440, pl. P4489.
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YUAG catalogue note: The Prince-Howes court cupboard is in the collection of the Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut (object 1926.289), and was possibly made by Kenelm Winslow, assisted by John Alden, ca. 1660–1670.
Variant Titles:
Pilgrim bridal chest
Topics:
Decoration and ornament--Mannerist style
Furniture--United States
Period/Style:
Mannerist
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
4489
Genre:
chests (case furniture) (AAT)
Format:
Image
Physical Object
Content Type:
Furnishings & Decorative Arts
Prints & Photographs
Rights:
The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement.
Access Restrictions:
Public
Source Title:
Israel Sack, Inc., Archive
Source Created:
New York, New York, United States
1957–1990
Source Note:
Sack, October 1977
This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.
Folder:
Folder 10667 cab2enddr3
Yale Collection:
Yale University Art Gallery
Digital Collection:
Israel Sack Furniture Archive
oid pointer:
10961898
OID:
11861361
PID:
digcoll:848190

Number of Pages: 2
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