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From: Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr., The Arts and Crafts of Newport Rhode Island 1640–1820 (Newport, R.I.: The Preservation Society of Newport County, 1954), 28, no. 2
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High-post bed


Object number

RIF988

Maker

Maker Unknown
Maker formerly attributed John Townsend, American, 1732–1809

Dimensions

Unknown

Date

1770–1780

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Mahogany

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Norman Herreshoff (1903–1990), Bristol, Rhode Island, by 1954

Associated names

Norman Herreshoff

Bibliography

Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr., "The Newport Exhibition," Antiques 64, no. 1 (July 1953): 44, fig. 23.
Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr., The Arts and Crafts of Newport, Rhode Island, 1640–1820 (Newport, R.I.: Preservation Society of Newport County, 1954), 28, no. 2, ill.