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Chest of drawers


Object number

RIF1823

Maker

Maker: attributed to John Townsend, American, 1732–1809

Dimensions

Unknown

Date

1760–1780

Current location

Newport Historical Society

Geography

Manufactured in Newport, Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Mahogany

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Ellen F. Townsend (1809–1887), Newport, Rhode Island; given to the Newport Historical Society

Associated names

Ellen F. Townsend

Construction

Unknown

Bibliography

Mabel M. Swan, "The Goddard and Townsend Joiners, Part II," Antiques 49, no. 5 (May 1946): 292-293, fig. 4.