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Photo: Courtesy of Gary R. Sullivan Antiques Inc., Sharon, Mass.; photo by Matthew J. Buckley
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Dressing table


Object number

RIF3430

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

79.06 x 91.44 x 54.61 cm (31 1/8 x 36 x 21 1/2 in.)

Date

1740–1760

Current location

Private collection

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); yellow poplar (drawer sides and backs); pine (drawer bottoms)

Marks

None

Inscriptions

“C,” in chalk, on exterior back of center bottom drawer; “/,” incised on interior bottom of proper-right small drawer; “X,” incised on interior bottom of center small drawer; “II,” incised on interior bottom of proper-left small drawer; “X,” incised on underside of drawer divider under center drawer and on inside of vertical divider to proper-right of center drawer

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Gary R. Sullivan Antiques, Inc., Sharon, Massachusetts, 2007; sold to private collection

Associated names

Gary R. Sullivan Antiques, Inc.

Bibliography

"Gary R. Sullivan Antiques, Inc.," http://www.garysullivanantiques.com/Inventory/tabid/66/ProdID/164/CatID/1/antique_Newport_lowboy.aspx (accessed July 16, 2013).