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High-post bed


Object number

RIF1524

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 219.71cm (86 1/2in.); Width: 137.16cm (54in.); Length: 199.39cm (78 1/2in.)

Date

1770–1790

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Possibly made in Newport, Rhode Island, or possibly made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Mahogany

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Dr. C. Ray Franklin (died 1985), New York; consigned to Christie's, New York, October 13, 1984, lot 450

Associated names

Dr. C. Ray Franklin
Christie's

Bibliography

Christie's, New York, Highly Important American Furniture from the Collection of Dr. C. Ray Franklin, sale cat. (October 13, 1984), 96–97, lot 450, ill.