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High-post bed


Object number

RIF1620

Maker

Maker Unknown
Maker formerly attributed John Goddard, 1723/24–1785

Dimensions

218.44 x 145.733 x 212.09 cm (86 x 57 3/8 x 83 1/2 in.)

Date

1780–1800

Current location

Newport Restoration Foundation, Rhode Island

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); maple, yellow poplar (secondary)

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Israel Sack, Inc., New York, 1970; sold to Doris Duke (1912–1993), Newport, Rhode Island, by 1993; bequeathed to Newport Restoration Foundation, Rhode Island, 1993

Associated names

Israel Sack, Inc.
Doris Duke

Bibliography

American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1989), vol. 3, p. 699, no. P3233, ill.