A VERY RARE PILGRIM CENTURY GRAY-PAINTED CHIP-, COMPASS- AND PUNCH-DECORATED PINE DOCUMENT BOX, POSSIBLY BY JOHN HAWKS (1643-1721), PROBABLY DEERFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS, CIRCA 1685
the front panel initialed RD; appears to retain its original surface and gimmal hinges; lacking proper left cleat.
Height 9 5/8 in. by Width 27 in. by Depth 17 3/4 in.; 24.4 by 68.6 by 45.1 cm.
Lillian Blankley Cogan Antiquary, Farmington, Connecticut, October 1980;
Vogel Collection no. 330.
Lillian Blankley Cogan, advertisement, Magazine Antiques, vol. 110, no. 6, December 1976, p. 1185.