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High chest of drawers


Object number

RIF3300

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

71 x 36 x 20 1/2 in. (180.34 x 91.44 x 52.07 cm)

Date

1750–1770

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Maple (primary); chestnut (secondary)

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

James D. Julia, Inc., Fairfield, Maine (sale held Rockport, Maine), August 28–30, 2007

Associated names

James D. Julia

Notes

The attribution to Rhode Island in the sale catalogue is based in part on the construction of the lower case where the sides are dovetailed together and the legs are glued in place as well as the use of chestnut as the secondary wood.

Bibliography

"Julia's Samoset Auction Could Fetch $5 Million Aug. 28–30," Antiques and the Arts Weekly (August 10, 2007): 73, ill.