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High chest of drawers


Object number

RIF3005

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 203.2 cm (80 in.); Width at mid-molding: 100.33 cm (39 1/2 in.); Depth at mid-molding: 53.975 cm (21 1/4 in.)

Date

1740–1770

Current location

Unknown

Geography

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

Medium

Mahogany (primary)

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

By descent in the Austin and Clift families, Rhode Island and Massachusetts. Bernard and S. Dean Levy, Inc., New York, 1975. Sotheby's, New York, January 18, 1998, lot 1722. Mr. and Mrs. J. William Middendorf, Washington, D. C.; Bernard and S. Dean Levy, Inc., after 1998

Associated names

Austin family
Clift family
Sotheby's
Bernard and S. Dean Levy, Inc.
J. William Middendorf II
Mrs. J. William Middendorf

Bibliography

Bernard and S. Dean Levy, Inc., Gallery Catalogue (New York: Bernard and S. Dean Levy, Inc., 1974–2003), vol. 2, p. 1.
Sotheby's, New York, Important Americana, Furniture, and Folk Art, sale cat. (January 18, 1998), lot 1722, ill.