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Sideboard


Object number

RIF1583

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

81.28 x 132.08 x 63.5 cm (32 x 52 x 25 in.)

Date

1780-1800

Current location

Private collection

Geography

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

Medium

Mahogany

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

James Birckhead (1791–1870), Newport, Rhode Island; by descent to his son, Dr. William Birckhead (born 1840), Newport; by descent to Dr. David King (1812–1882), Newport; by descent to Mrs. Cabot Coville, Washington, D. C. Israel Sack, Inc., New York, 1972; sold to Stanley Paul Sax (1925–1997), Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, by 1998; consigned to Sotheby's, New York, January 16–17, 1998, lot 463; sold to Israel Sack, Inc., New York; consigned to Sotheby's, New York, January 20, 2002, lot 1302

Associated names

James Birckhead
Dr. William Birckhead
Dr. David King
Mrs. Cabot Coville
Stanley Paul Sax
Israel Sack, Inc.
Sotheby's

Bibliography

American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1989), vol. 4, p. 922, no. P3368, ill.
"Israel Sack, Inc., advertisement," Antiques 107, no. 5 (May 1975): 785, ill.
Sotheby's, New York, Highly Important Americana from the Stanley Paul Sax Collection, sale cat. (January 16–17, 1998), lot 463, ill.
Sotheby's, New York, Selections from Israel Sack, Inc., sale cat. (January 20, 2002), 48–49, lot 1302, ill.