Signed and dated, on the inside rim of the sunken lock housing: Simon Ackerholm von Christianstad in Schweden FiF [monogram] 29 MAY 1751
1944-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Robinson, Francis W. "Chest." Bulletin of the DIA 23, 8 (May 1944): p. 66 (ill.).
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Simon Ackerholm, Frankfurt Joiners' Guild Chest, 1751, oak, walnut, mother-of-pearl, green and white ivory, pewter, brass, yew, rosewood, ebony, mahogany, gilt bronze. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of an anonymous donor, 44.80.