THE 'LUCINDA WHEELER' VERY RARE PILGRIM CENTURY JOINED AND CARVED OAK, MAPLE AND PINE CHEST WITH TWO DRAWERS, ATTRIBUTED TO PETER BLIN (CIRCA 1675-1725), WETHERSFIELD, CONNECTICUT, CIRCA 1685
the central panel initialed LW; retains majority of its original applied ornament and remnants of its original painted surface; bottom 5-inches of feet replaced.
Height 40 1/4 in. by Width 47 in. by Depth 20 7/8 in.
Ricco-Johnson Gallery, New York.
Ricco-Johnson Gallery, advertisement, Magazine Antiques, 128:1, January 1983, p. 147;
Frances Gruber Safford, American Furniture in the Metropolitan Museum of Art: Early Colonial Period: The Seventeenth-Century and William and Mary Styles, (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2007), p.224, no. 1 (referred).