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Chest-on-chest


Object number

RIF1780

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Other (Height): 248.921cm (98in.) Other (Width): 102.87cm (40 1/2in.)

Date

1765–1785

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry (1785–1819), Newport, Rhode Island; given to his cousin, Mary Caroline Ross, Newport; by descent in the Ross-Perry-Dugliss family. C. W. Lyon, Inc. New York; sold to Mr. and Mrs. Norvin H. Green (1983–1955), Tuxedo Park, New York, and Phoenix; consigned to Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, November 29–30, December 1–2, 1950, lot 673

Associated names

Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry
Mary Caroline Ross
Ross-Perry-Dugliss family
Norvin H. Green
Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc.

Bibliography

Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, The Notable American Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Norvin H. Green, sale cat. (November 29–December 2, 1950), 228–29, lot 673, ill.