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Chest of drawers


Object number

RIF2899

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

85.09 x 95.25 x 50.8 cm (33 1/2 x 37 1/2 x 20 in.)

Date

1765–1780

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Rhode Island, or made in Connecticut
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Mahogany

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Mrs. Henry Drinker Riley; consigned to Sotheby Parke Bernet, Inc., New York, June 28 and 30, 1984, lot 691

Associated names

Mrs. Henry Drinker Riley
Sotheby Parke Bernet

Construction

According to the sale catalogue there is restoration to top and the chest lacks sections of scrolls on the front feet.

Notes

This chest is related to RIF1448 and 1370.

See also


Bibliography

Sotheby's, New York, Fine American Furniture, Silver, Porcelain, and Related Decorative Arts, sale cat. (June 28 and 30, 1984), lot 691, ill.