The best-preserved example of the group is in the collection of the The American Museum at Claverton Manor in Britain and is illustrated in Victor Chinnery, Oak Furniture: The British Tradition: A History of Early Furniture in the British Isles and New England (Woodbridge, England: Antique Collectors' Club, 1979), p. 225, pl. 9. Other examples from the group are in the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (acc. no. 37.91), the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art (with half-column applied to panels) (acc. no. 1926.308), and Connecticut Landmarks (see Richard H. Randall, Jr., American Furniture in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, (Boston, MA: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1965), pp. 14-5, no. 12; Wallace Nutting, Furniture Treasury, (New York: MacMillan Co., 1928), no. 451; “Recent Acquisitions: The Clark Collection,” The Decorative Arts Society Newsletter, December 1982). Several others are in private collections (see Irving P. Lyon, M.D., "The Oak Furniture of Ipswich, Massachusetts, Part V. Small-Panel-Type Affiliates," Magazine Antiques, June 1938, fig. 46 and 47 (MK 1699); “Made in New England: Furniture from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert B. Newton,” Antiques Magazine, July 1944, p. 26, fig. 2 (AB 1701); Peter Benes, Old-Town and the Waterside: Two Hundred Years of Tradition and Change in Newbury, Newburyport, and West Newbury, 1635-1835, (Newburyport, MA: Historical Society of Old Newbury, 1986), p. 36., no. 8; Christie’s, New York, Fine Americana, January 1979, lot 296; Sotheby’s, New York, Important Americana, January 23, 2005, sale 8053, lot 1123, an unpublished example is dated 1701 initial CD and another dated 1702). For additional information on Essex County joinery and turning see Robert F. Trent, Peter Follansbee, and Alan Miller, “First Flowers of the Wilderness: Mannerist Furniture from a Northern Essex County, Massachusetts, Shop,” American Furniture 2001, ed. Luke Beckerdite, (Milwaukee, WI, Chipstone Foundation, 2001), pp. 1-64.
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