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From: Ruth Davidson, "Museums Accessions," Antiques 94 (July 1968): 58
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High-post bed


Object number

RIF2218

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Unknown

Date

1750–1770

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Probably made in Massachusetts, Possibly made in Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Mahogany

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Potter family, Kingstown, Rhode Island. Harry Arons, Bridgeport, Connecticut; sold to R. T. Trump and Co., Inc., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; sold to The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Virginia, 1967

Associated names

Potter family
Harry Arons
R. T. Trump and Co., Inc.
The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Virginia

Bibliography

"Harry Arons advertisement," Antiques 89, no. 2 (February 1966): 204, ill.
Ruth Davidson, "Museum Accessions," Antiques 94, no. 1 (July 1968).
"The Buildings: The Peyton Randolph House," Antiques 95, no. 1 (January 1969): 92, 95.
Barry A. Greenlaw, New England Furniture at Williamsburg (Williamsburg, Va.: The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Virginia, 1974), 18–19, no. 7.