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Dressing table


Object number

RIF3112

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 77.47 cm (30 1/2 in.); Width, top: 95.885 cm (37 3/4 in.); Width, case: 77.47 cm (30 1/2 in.); Depth: 59.69 cm (23 1/2 in.)

Date

1740–1760

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Possibly made in South Kingstown, Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Cherry

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Brigadier General Isaac Peace Rodman (1822–1862), South Kingstown, Rhode Island; by descent in the Rodman family. Sotheby's, New York, June 17–18, 1997, lot 647

Associated names

Brigadier General Isaac Peace Rodman
Sotheby's
Rodman Family

Bibliography

Sotheby's, New York, Important Americana, sale cat. (June 17–18, 1997), lot 647, ill.
Patricia E. Kane et al., Art and Industry in Early America: Rhode Island Furniture, 1650–1830, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2016), 233n4.