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From: "John S. Walton Antiques, Inc., advertisement" Antiques 78 (August 1960): 92
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High chest of drawers


Object number

RIF815

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

87 1/2 x 39 x 21 1/4 in. (222.25 x 99.06 x 53.975 cm)

Date

1755–1775

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Probably made in Massachusetts, Possibly made in Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Mahogany (primary)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

John S. Walton, Inc., New York, 1960

Associated names

John S. Walton, Inc.

Notes

Although the fan-carved drawers and sharply pointed knees suggest a Massachusetts origin for this high chest of drawers, the lower case is constructed in the Rhode Island manner with the sides dovetailed together and the legs glued in place.

Bibliography

"John S. Walton Antiques, Inc., advertisement," Antiques 78, no. 2 (August 1960): 92, ill.