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From: Joseph K. Ott, The John Brown House Loan Exhibition of Rhode Island Furniture(Providence, Rhode Island: Rhode Island Historical Society, 1965), 89, cat. no. 58
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Chest on frame


Object number

RIF796

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

159.385 x 95.25 x 45.72cm (62 3/4 x 37 1/2 x 18in.)

Date

1740–1760

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Maple (primary); pine (secondary)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph K. Ott, Providence, Rhode Island, before 1958; sold to Israel Sack, Inc., New York, by 1958

Associated names

Joseph K. Ott
Anne Northrop Ott
Israel Sack, Inc.

Construction

The brasses are not original.

Bibliography

American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1989), vol. 1, p. 37, no. 111, ill.
Joseph K. Ott, The John Brown House Loan Exhibition of Rhode Island Furniture, exh. cat. (Providence: The Rhode Island Historical Society, 1965), 88–89, no. 58, ill.