A VERY FINE ANE RARE PILGRIM CENTURY PUNCH-, CHIP- AND COMPASS-DECORATED PINE DOCUMENT BOX, SCITUATE-MARSHFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS, CIRCA 1685
bearing an incised T on backboard; retains its original dark, historic surface, and its original gimmal hinges.
Height 6 7/8 in. by Width 15 3/4 in. by Depth 9 3/4 in.; 17.3 by 40 by 24.8 cm.
Bernard Arthur Behrend, Brookline, Massachusetts (1875-1932);
Dr. Dudley Phelps Sanford and Margaret Chase Behrend (1895-1982);
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois;
Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Chicago, Illinois;
Bernard and S. Dean Levy, New York, May 1976;
Vogel Collection no. 243.
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois.
"The First Hundred Years of American Furniture: The Sanford Collection at the Chicago Art Institute,” Magazine Antiques, vol. 52, no. 3, September 1947, p. 184.