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High chest of drawers


Object number

RIF2997

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

171.45 x 97.155 x 54.61 cm (67 1/2 x 38 1/4 x 21 1/2 in.)

Date

1740–1760

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Possibly made in Providence, Rhode Island
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Medium

Maple (primary)

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

By descent in the Williams family, Providence, Rhode Island. Sotheby Parke Bernet, Inc., New York, January 31 and February 1–3, 1979, lot 1241

Associated names

Williams family
Sotheby Parke Bernet

Bibliography

Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, Fine Americana, sale cat. (January 31–February 3, 1979), lot 1241, ill.
Albert Sack, The New Fine Points of Furniture: Early American (New York: Crown Publishers, 1993), 186, ill.