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Chest of drawers


Object number

RIF1702

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

78.74 x 91.44 x 52.07 cm (31 x 36 x 20 1/2 in.)

Date

1760–1780

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

George Horace Lorimer (died 1937), Wyncote, Pennsylvania, before 1937. Private collection, Houston, by 1975. Bernard and S. Dean Levy, Inc., New York, by 1984. Israel Sack, Inc., New York, 1988

Associated names

George Horace Lorimer
Israel Sack, Inc.
Bernard and S. Dean Levy, Inc.

See also


Bibliography

American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1989), vol. 9, p. 2411, no. P6047, ill.
Elisabeth Donaghy Garrett, "Living with Antiques: A Distinguished Houston Collection," Antiques 108, no. 3 (September 1975): 460, pl. 2, ill.
Michael Moses, Master Craftsmen of Newport: The Townsends and Goddards (Tenafly, N.J.: MMI Americana Press, 1984), 313, fig. 8.9.