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High chest of drawers


Object number

RIF1974

Maker

Maker Unknown
Maker: possibly Christopher Townsend, 1701-1787
Maker: formerly attributed to Job Townsend, Sr., 1699 - 1765

Dimensions

182.88 x 97.155 x 52.07 cm (72 x 38 1/4 x 20 1/2 in.)

Date

1740–1760

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Nathan Liverant and Son, Colchester, Connecticut, 1980

Associated names

Nathan Liverant and Son

Bibliography

"Nathan Liverant and Son advertisement," Antiques 117, no. 5 (May 1980): 964, ill.
Patricia E. Kane et al., Art and Industry in Early America: Rhode Island Furniture, 1650–1830, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2016), 217n10.