A VERY RARE PILGRIM CENTURY CARVED AND JOINED OAK CHEST WITH DRAWER, ATTIRBUTED TO JOHN THURSTON, DEDHAM OR MEDFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS, CIRCA 1670
top is replaced.
Height 28 1/4 in. by Width 43 1/2 in. by Depth 18 5/8 in.; 71.8 by 110.5 by 47.2 cm.
Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, Delaware;
Pook & Pook, Inc., Downingtown, Pennsylvania, Period Furniture & Accessories, March 2005, lot 125;
Vogel Collection no. 754.
Robert Blair St. George, "Style and Structure in the Joinery of Dedham and Medfield, Massachusetts, 1635-1685," American Furniture and Its Makers: Winterthur Portfolio 13, Winterthur Museum, 1979, p. 17, fig. 18