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From: Joseph K. Ott, The John Brown House Loan Exhibition of Rhode Island Furniture(Providence, R.I.: Rhode Island Historical Society, 1965), 83, cat. no. 55
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Chest-on-chest


Object number

RIF1081

Maker

Maker Unknown
Maker: formerly attributed to John Goddard, 1723/24–1785

Dimensions

Overall: 215.9 x 96.52 x 53.34cm (85 x 38 x 21in.)

Date

1750–1770

Current location

Unknown

Geography

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

Medium

Mahogany (primary)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Harry Arons, Ansonia, Connecticut, 1954. Robert G. Goelet, New York, by 1965

Associated names

Robert G. Goelet
Harry Arons

Bibliography

"Harry Arons advertisement," Antiques 65, no. 5 (May 1954): 359, ill.
Joseph K. Ott, The John Brown House Loan Exhibition of Rhode Island Furniture, exh. cat. (Providence: The Rhode Island Historical Society, 1965), 82-83, no. 55, ill.