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Chest of drawers


Object number

RIF2824

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

91.44 x 91.44 x 51.435 cm (36 x 36 x 20 1/4 in.)

Date

1770–1780

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); white pine (drawer linings, backboard, bottom board, blocks); ash (subtop battens)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

G. K. S. Bush, Washington, D. C., 1985

Associated names

G. K. S. Bush, Inc.

Construction

The mahogany top is secured to a subtop with sliding dovetails; the front and rear battens forming the subtop are dovetailed to the case sides.

See also


Bibliography

"G. K. S. Bush, Inc., advertisement," Antiques 127, no. 1 (January 1985): 35, ill.