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Object number

RIF1937

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Overall: 100.33 x 223.52 x 71.12cm (39 1/2 x 88 x 28in.)

Date

1780-1800

Current location

Preservation Society of Newport County

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Originally owned by William Ellery (1727–1820), Newport, Rhode Island; by descent in his family, Newport. Christie's, New York, January 26–27, 1995, lot 153. Charles H. McCabe II; given to the Preservation Society of Newport County

Associated names

William Ellery
The Ellery family
Charles H. McCabe II
Christie's

See also


Bibliography

Christie's, New York, Important American Furniture, Silver, Prints, Folk Art, and Decorative Arts, sale cat. (January 26–27, 1995), 78, lot 153, ill.
Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr., "A Reviviscent Newport Colonial: The Nichols-Wanton-Hunter House," http://www.antiquesandfineart.com/articles/article.cfm?request=878 (accessed May 18, 2010), fig. 7.