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Chest of drawers


Object number

RIF1691

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

34 x 42 1/2 x 21 in. (86.36 x 107.95 x 53.34 cm)

Date

1780–1800

Current location


Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); yellow poplar and pine (secondary)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

By descent in the family of Helen Livingston Mynderse, Schnectady, New York, until 1992; consigned by her estate to Christie's, New York, January 17–18, 1992, lot 408; Christie's, June 17, 1992, lot 161

Associated names

Helen Livingston Mynderse
Christie's
Unknown
Brunk Auctions

Bibliography

Christie's, New York, Important American Furniture, Silver, Folk Art, and Decorative Arts, sale cat. (June 17, 1992), 111, lot 161, ill.
Christie's, New York, Important American Furniture, Silver, Prints, Folk Art, and Decorative Arts, sale cat. (January 17–18, 1992), 201, lot 408.
"Brunk Auctions, January 8–9, 2011, Lot 0312," http://www.brunkauctions.com/search/lotdetailfull.php?id=57109 (accessed February 15, 2011), lot 312.