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Sideboard


Object number

RIF1318

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

97.79 x 141.605 x 58.42 cm (38 1/2 x 55 3/4 x 23 in.)

Date

1785–1805

Current location

The Rhode Island Historical Society

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island, or made in Providence, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); white pine (secondary)

Marks

None

Inscriptions

None

Style

Federal

Provenance

John Brown (1736–1803), Providence, Rhode Island; by descent to his daughter, Sarah Brown Herreshoff (1773–1846), Providence; by descent to Charles Frederick Herreshoff (1809–1888); by descent to Nathanael Greene Herreshoff (1848–1938) and his wife, Clara DeWolf Herreshoff (1853–1905); by descent to their son, A. Sidney DeWolf Herreshoff (1886–1977) and his wife, Rebecca C. Herreshoff (1894–1991); by descent to their son, Halsey Chase Herreshoff; consigned to Sotheby's, New York, January 20–22, 2006, lot 555. Rhode Island Historical Society, Providence

Associated names

John Brown
Sarah "Sally" Brown Herreshoff
Charles Frederick Herreshoff III
Nathanael Greene Herreshoff III
A. Sidney DeWolf Herreshoff
Rebecca C. Herreshoff
Halsey Chase Herreshoff
Sotheby's

See also


Bibliography

Sotheby's, New York, Important Americana: Including Property from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Elisha Hanson to Benefit the National Gallery of Art, sale cat. (January 20–22, 2006), 412, lot 555, ill.