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Sideboard


Object number

RIF3021

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

104.78 x 129.54 x 55.88 cm (41 1/4 x 51 x 22 in.)

Date

1800–1820

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Providence, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany and lightwood inlay (primary); chestnut (drawer bottoms); cherry(?) (proper-right drawer divider, top front rail, and stiles of cupboard); pine (all other secondary wood)

Marks

None

Inscriptions

"V [pointing up]" and "1 [with arc over it]," in graphite, on exterior back of top proper-right upper drawer; "V [pointing up]," in graphite, on exterior back of proper-left drawer

Style

Federal

Provenance

Ginsburg and Levy, New York; sold to Dr. and Mrs. Samuel J. Phillips, New York; consigned by their estates to Sotheby Parke Bernet, Inc., New York, September 26, 1981, lot 424. Betty Zaitz (née Sussman, 1921–2015) and Max R. Zaitz (1906–1995), Princeton, New Jersey; consigned to Christie's, New York, January 22, 2016, lot 209

Associated names

Ginsburg and Levy, Inc.
Dr. Samuel J. Phillips
Mrs. Samuel J. Phillips
Sotheby Parke Bernet
Christie's
Max R. Zaitz
Betty Zaitz

See also


Bibliography

Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, Fine Americana, sale cat. (September 26, 1981), lot 424, ill.
Christie's, New York, Philadelphia Splendor: The Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Max R. Zaitz, sale cat. (January 22, 2016), 91, lot 209, ill.