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From: American Art Association, Anderson Galleries, Inc., New York, American Furniture: Property of Hyman Kaufman, Boston, Massachusetts, Part II , sale cat. (October 25–26, 1935), 50, lot 213
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High-post bed


Object number

RIF2025

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

218.44 x 134.62 x 182.88 cm (86 x 53 x 72 in.)

Date

1760–1780

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Maple and an unidentified exotic wood

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

By descent in the French family, Bristol, Rhode Island. Hyman Kaufman (died 1947), Boston, Massachusetts; consigned to American Art Association Anderson Galleries, Inc., New York, October 25–26, 1935, lot 213

Associated names

French family
Hyman Kaufman
American Art Association
Anderson Galleries

Bibliography

American Art Association and Anderson Galleries, New York, American Furniture: Property of Hyman Kaufman, Boston, Mass., Part II, sale cat. (October 25–26, 1935), 50–51, lot 213, ill.
Homer Eaton Keyes, "Two Branches of the Newport Townsends," Antiques 31, no. 6 (June 1937): 308–309, fig. 2.