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Dressing table


Object number

RIF1531

Maker

Maker Unknown
Maker: formerly attributed to Job Townsend, Jr., 1726 - 1778

Dimensions

Overall: 78.74 x 89.535 x 54.61cm (31 x 35 1/4 x 21 1/2in.)

Date

1740–1750

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Sotheby Parke Bernet, Inc., New York, January 27–30, 1982, lot 1055. Matthew and Elizabeth Sharpe, Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, 1984. Christie's, New York, January 15–16, 1999, lot 679

Associated names

Sotheby Parke Bernet
Matthew & Elizabeth Sharpe Antiques
Christie's

Bibliography

Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, The American Heritage Auction of Americana, sale cat. (January 27–30, 1982), n.p., lot 1055, ill.
Christie's, New York, Fine American Furniture, Silver, and Decorative Arts, sale cat. (October 13, 1984), 122, lot 284, ill.