Dower Chest, ca. 1660

  • American

Oak, pine, and iron

  • Overall: 31 1/2 × 53 1/2 × 21 1/2 inches (80 × 135.9 × 54.6 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, Gibbs-Williams Fund

48.418

On View

  • American: Higley Cottage W260

Department

American Art before 1950

  • Pilgrim
  • Oak
  • Pine
  • Iron
  • Furniture
  • Dower chest
  • Plymouth

Captain Lapham

Tilden Family (Marshfield Hills, Massachusetts, USA)

Israel Sack

1948-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Bulletin of the DIA 28, 4 (1949): p. 97 (ill.). "Plymouth Chest for Detroit." Antiques Magazine (January 1950): p. 60 (ill.). Margon, L. More American Furniture Treasures, 1620-1840. New York, 1971, pp. 66-67

American, Dower Chest, ca. 1660, oak, pine, and iron. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Gibbs-Williams Fund, 48.418.