Artist American
Title
  • Dower Chest
Date ca. 1660
Medium oak, pine, and iron
Dimensions Overall: 31 1/2 × 53 1/2 × 21 1/2 inches (80 × 135.9 × 54.6 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Gibbs-Williams Fund
Accession Number 48.418
Department American Art before 1950
On View American: Higley Cottage W260, Level 2 (see map)
Captain Lapham;
Tilden Family (Marshfield Hills, Massachusetts, USA);
Israel Sack;
1948-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Bulletin of the DIA 28, 4 (1949): p. 97 (ill.).

"Plymouth Chest for Detroit." Antiques Magazine (January 1950): p. 60 (ill.).

Margon, L. More American Furniture Treasures, 1620-1840. New York, 1971, pp. 66-67