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High chest of drawers


Object number

RIF2941

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

222.25 x 102.447 x 54.61 cm (87 1/2 x 40 5/16 x 21 1/2 in.)

Date

1750–1780

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island, Made in Massachusetts
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Mahogany (primary)

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Sotheby Parke Bernet, Inc., New York, April 3, 1982, lot 169. Sotheby's, New York, January 30–31, February 1, 1986, lot 524

Associated names

Sotheby's

Construction

According to the Sotheby's sale catalogue, the top is from Rhode Island and the bottom from Massachusetts.

Bibliography

Sotheby's, New York, Important Americana, sale cat. (January 30–Februrary 1, 1986), lot 524, ill.