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Sideboard


Object number

RIF1319

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

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

Date

1785–1805

Current location

Unknown

Geography

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

Medium

Mahogany (primary); white pine (secondary)

Marks

None

Inscriptions

None

Style

Federal, Hepplewhite

Provenance

John DeWolf (1760–1841), Bristol, Rhode Island; by descent to his son, Professor John DeWolf (1786–1862), Bristol, Rhode Island; by descent to his son, Algernon Sidney DeWolf (1822–1879), Bristol, Rhode Island; by descent to his wife, Clara Diman DeWolf (1828–1913), 1879; by descent to their daughter, Clara Anna DeWolf Herreshoff (1853–1905), 1892; by descent to her daughter, Agnes Müller Herreshoff (1884–1965), 1953; by descent to her nephew, Nathanael Greene Herreshoff III, 1965; consigned to Sotheby's, New York, January 20–22, 2006, lot 556; consigned to Sotheby's, New York, January 21–22, 2011, lot 347; consigned to Sotheby's, New York, January 20–21, 2012, lot 278

Associated names

John DeWolf
Professor John DeWolf
Algernon Sidney DeWolf
Clara Diman DeWolf
Clara Anna DeWolf Herreshoff
Agnes Muller Herreshoff
Nathanael Greene Herreshoff III
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), 413, lot 556, ill.
Sotheby's, New York, Important Americana: Including American Stoneware Assembled by Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Hochberg, sale cat. (January 21–22, 2011), 201, lot 347.
Sotheby's, New York, Important Americana: Furniture, Folk Art, Silver, Porcelain, Prints, and Carpets, sale cat. (January 20–21, 2012), 195, lot 278.