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Tall chest of drawers


Object number

RIF1338

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Overall: 123.19 x 91.44 x 47.625cm (48 1/2 x 36 x 18 3/4in.)

Date

1760–1780

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Possibly made in Rhode Island, Owned in Holliston, Massachusetts
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Medium

Maple (primary); chestnut (secondary)

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Found by Simon Nager, Holliston, Massachusetts, circa 1950. David Grossman, Boston. Israel Sack, Inc., New York, 1974. Northeast Auctions, Hampton and Portsmouth, New Hampshire, August 4–6, 2006, lot 1647

Associated names

Israel Sack, Inc.
Northeast Auctions

Bibliography

American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1989), vol. 4, p. 1079, no. P3929, ill.
John T. Kirk, American Furniture and the British Tradition to 1830 (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1982), 181, no. 494.
Northeast Auctions, Portsmouth, N.H., 2006 Americana Auction, sale cat. (August 4–6, 2006), 210, lot 1647, ill.