Joined chest with drawers

1660–85
John Thurston (1607–1685)


Object Place: Dedham or Medfield, Massachusetts

Dimensions

79.7 x 119.6 x 53.3 cm (31 3/8 x 47 3/4 x 21 in.) (all dimensions without lid)

Accession Number

1984.87

Medium or Technique

Red oak, hard pine

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Case furniture and boxes

Provenance

Probably first belonged to a member of the Metcalfe family of Dedham, Massachusetts, perhaps to Thomas Metcalfe (1629-1702); descended through a marriage of one of Thomas's great-granddaughters to an ancestor of a private collector in the twentieth century; purchased by the Museum in 1984.

Credit Line

Otis Norcross Fund