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From: "Ardis Leigh advertisement" Antiques 87 (January 1965) : 47
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High chest of drawers


Object number

RIF1969

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Not available

Date

1760–1780

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in New England, Possibly made in Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Walnut

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Ardis Leigh, Princeton, New Jersey, 1965

Associated names

Ardis Leigh

Notes

Although the fan-carved drawers and sharply pointed knees suggest a Massachusetts origin for this high chest of drawers, the lower case is constructed in the Rhode Island manner with the sides dovetailed together and the legs glued in place.

Bibliography

"Ardis Leigh advertisement," Antiques 87, no. 1 (January 1965): 47, ill.