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From: Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc. The William Randolph Hearst Collection, Part II: Early American Furniture, Historical Blue Staffordshire November 17, 18 and 19, 1938, sale no.64, lot 539, 189.
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High chest of drawers


Object number

RIF2015

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 228.601 cm (90 in.); Width: 101.6 cm (40 in.)

Date

1760–1780

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary)

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

William Hidden (1851–1929), Providence, Rhode Island; by descent to his wife, Mrs. William Hidden (died 1950), Providence; sold to Hyman Kaufman (died 1947), Boston; consigned to American Art Association Anderson Galleries, Inc., New York, April 12–14, 1934, lot 446; sold to William Randolph Hearst (1863–1951), New York, San Simeon, California, and Beverly Hills, California; consigned to Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, November 17–19, 1938, lot 539

Associated names

Walter Hidden
Mrs. Walter Hidden
Hyman Kaufman
American Art Association
Anderson Galleries
William Randolph Hearst
Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc.

Bibliography

American Art Association and Anderson Galleries, New York, American Furniture: Property of Hyman Kaufman, Boston, Mass., Part I, sale cat. (April 12–14, 1934), 108–109, lot 446, ill.
Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, The William Hearst Collection, Part II: Early American Furniture and Historical Staffordshire Ware, sale cat. (November 17–19, 1938), 188–89, lot 539, ill.