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From: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, vol. 5 (Alexandria, Va.: Highland House Publishers, 1974), 1217, P4153
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High-post bed


Object number

RIF1664

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

214.63 x 152.4 x 195.58cm (84 1/2 x 60 x 77in.)

Date

1740–1760

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Possibly made in Rhode Island, or possibly made in Massachusetts
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Walnut (foot posts); maple (rails, head posts)

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Major General John Thomas (1724–1776), Kingstown, Massachusetts; by descent in his family. Mr. and Mrs. Walter B. Robb, Buffalo, New York, by 1967. Israel Sack, Inc., New York, 1975

Associated names

Major General John Thomas
Descendants of Major General John Thomas
Israel Sack, Inc.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter B. Robb

Bibliography

American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1989), vol. 5, p. 1217, P4153, ill.; vol. 6, p. 12, P4153, ill.
Edith Gaines, "The Robb Collection of American Furniture, Part I," Antiques 93, no. 3 (September 1967): 324, fig. 4.