Chest

about 1670
John Norman, Sr. (1612–1672), Or John Norman, Jr. (1637–1713)


Object Place: Marblehead, Massachusetts

Dimensions

Overall: 81.3 x 110.5 x 52.1 cm (32 x 43 1/2 x 20 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1986.583

Medium or Technique

Oak

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Case furniture and boxes

Inscription

Inscribed: "LOAN / 5/26/58 / Batchelder, C.E. / Portsmouth N H"

Painted on outside of back in red letters on white background: "L58.44.1"

Provenance

Early history unknown; owned at a later date by Charles Hull Batchelder (1876-1948), Portsmouth, New Hampshire; ca. 1948, inherited by Mrs. Charles E. Batchelder, Robert Batchelder, and Richard Batchelder; 1958-1986, on loan to the New Hampshire Historical Society, Concord, by the aforementioned members of the Batchelder family; 1986, acquired by the Museum at Sotheby's, New York, sale 5599, October 25, 1986, lot 278 (Accession Date: November 26,1986).

Credit Line

Gift of Joseph P. and Anne Pellegrino