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High-post bed


Object number

RIF970

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

223.52 x 186.69 x 203.2 cm (88 x 73 1/2 x 80 in.)

Date

1760–1785

Current location

The Chipstone Foundation

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (front and rear posts); yellow poplar (headboard); maple (rails)

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Mark Hanna. John S. Walton, Inc., New York; sold to Polly Mariner Stone (1898–1995) and Stanley Stone (1896–1987), Fox Point, Wisconsin, 1959; bequeathed by Stanley Stone to The Chipstone Foundation, Fox Point, Wisconsin, 1987

Associated names

Mark Hanna
John S. Walton, Inc.
Stanley Stone
Polly Mariner Stone

Bibliography

"John S. Walton advertisement," Antiques 75, no. 4 (April 1959): 312, ill.
Stanley Stone, "Rhode Island Furniture at Chipstone, Part II," Antiques 91, no. 4 (April 1967): 509, ill.
Oswaldo Rodriguez Roque, American Furniture at Chipstone (Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1984), 408–409, no. 192, ill.