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Chest of drawers


Object number

RIF2959

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

88.265 x 99.06 x 52.705 cm (34 3/4 x 39 x 20 3/4 in.)

Date

1785–1805

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Federal, Chippendale, Hepplewhite

Provenance

Thomas Robinson (1730–1817), Newport, Rhode Island; consigned by his descendants to Skinner, Inc., Boston and Bolton, Massachusetts (sale held Bolton), June 12, 1994, lot 141. Sotheby's, New York, June 22, 1995, lot 247

Associated names

Thomas Robinson
Skinner, Inc.
Sotheby's

Bibliography

Skinner, Inc., Bolton, Mass., Americana, sale cat. (June 12, 1994), 44–45, lot 141, ill.
Sotheby's, New York, Fine Americana, sale cat. (June 22, 1995), lot 247, ill.