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Chest on frame


Object number

RIF3116

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

135.89 x 93.98 x 46.99 cm (53 1/2 x 37 x 18 1/2 in.)

Date

1740–1760

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Maple

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

David Stockwell, Wilmington, Delaware, 1958. Gunston Hall Plantation, Lorton, Virginia; consigned to Sotheby's, New York, January 20, 2002, lot 1074

Associated names

David Stockwell, Inc.
Gunston Hall Plantation
Sotheby's

Construction

According to the auction catalogue, the red painted, pad-foot frame is of a later date.

Bibliography

Sotheby's, New York, Property from the Collection of Gunston Hall Plantation, sale cat. (January 20, 2002), 50–51, lot 1074, ill.