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Tall chest of drawers


Object number

RIF1797

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

56 x 36 x 17 in. (142.24 x 91.44 x 43.18 cm)

Date

1780-1800

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Maple (primary)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

By descent in the families of the sons of Luther Willson (1783–1864), Salem, Massachusetts, and Providence, Rhode Island before 2004; consigned to CRN Auctions, Inc., Cambridge, Massachusetts, May, 2004, lot 158

Associated names

CRN Auctions, Inc.

Construction

According to the auction catalogue, the knobs are original.

Bibliography

"CRN Auctions, Inc., advertisement," Antiques and the Arts Weekly (April 30, 2004): 183, ill.
"Americana and English, including The Sally Larkin Case Connecticut Estate," http://www.crnauctions.com/ (accessed August 31, 2009), lot 158 (May 16, 2004 auction).