Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States ca. 1670–1690
34 x 52 x 20 in.
Oak; pine; cedar; paint
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. ----- 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. ----- 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.
Pilgrim bridal chest
Decoration and ornament--Mannerist style Furniture--United States
chests (case furniture) (AAT)
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New York, New York, United States 1957–1990
Sack, October 1977 This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.