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Side table


Object number

RIF926

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

67.945 x 81.915 x 56.515cm (26 3/4 x 32 1/4 x 22 1/4in.)

Date

1770–1780

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); chestnut, yellow poplar (secondary)

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Francis Bealey American Arts, Essex, Connecticut, 1985; sold to Israel Sack, Inc., New York, by 1985; sold to Esther Pace Kuna (1927–1987), New York, by 1988; consigned to Sotheby's, New York, June 23, 1988, lot 356; Israel Sack, Inc., New York, 1989, and 1990; consigned to Sotheby's, New York, January 20, 2002, lot 1373

Associated names

Francis Bealy American Arts & Gunn Gallery
Israel Sack, Inc.
Esther Pace Kuna
Sotheby's
Israel Sack, Inc.
Sotheby's

Notes

In the catalog entry witten in ink by David Barquist: " fake/ made up of old parts"

Bibliography

American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1989), vol. 8, p. 2303, no. P5732, ill.; vol. 9, p. 2450, no. P5732, ill.; vol. 10, p. 2622, no. P5732, ill.
"Francis Bealy American Arts advertisement," Antiques 127, no. 4 (April 1985): 847, ill.
Sotheby's, New York, Fine American Furniture, Folk Art, Silver, and China Trade Paintings, sale cat. (June 23, 1988), lot 356, ill.
"Israel Sack, Inc., advertisement," Antiques 135, no. 1 (January 1989): 53, ill.
Sotheby's, New York, Selections from Israel Sack, Inc., sale cat. (January 20, 2002), 75, lot 1373, ill.