American Decorative Arts

Miniature Chest

ca. 1700

Oak

19 1/2 × 25 3/8 × 15 in. (49.5 × 64.5 × 38.1 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.2133
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Furniture
Geography: 
Made in New England
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

C. W. Lyon (1872–1945), New York, before 1928; sold to Francis P. Garvan (1875–1937), New York; gift to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1930

Bibliography: 

Wallace Nutting, Furniture Treasury, 1st ed., 3 vols. (Framingham, Mass.: Old American Company Publishers, 1928–33), n.p., no. 49, vol. 1.

Gerald W. R. Ward, American Case Furniture in the Mabel Brady Garvan and Other Collections at Yale University (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1988), 457, app. no. 3, ill.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.