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High chest of drawers


Object number

RIF2810

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 179.705 cm (70 3/4 in.); Width: 100.33 cm (39 1/2 in.)

Date

1740–1760

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Cherry (primary)

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

By descent in the Sprague and Duncan families, Rhode Island and Massachusetts; by descent to William Cary Duncan (1874–1945), Hillsdale, New York; consigned to Sotheby Parke Bernet, Inc., New York, November 18–20, 1976, lot 937. Israel Sack, Inc., New York; sold to George J. Arden; consigned by his estate to Sotheby's, New York, January 30–31 and February 1, 1986, lot 625

Associated names

Sprague-Duncan family
Mr. William Cary Duncan
Sotheby Parke Bernet
Israel Sack, Inc.
George J. Arden
Sotheby's

Bibliography

Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, The American Heritage Society Auction of Americana, sale cat. (November 18–20, 1976), lot 937, ill.
Sotheby's, New York, Important Americana, sale cat. (January 30–Februrary 1, 1986), lot 625, ill.