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High chest of drawers


Object number

RIF3548

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

213.36 x 99.06 x 52.07 cm (84 x 39 x 20 1/2 in.)

Date

1760–1780

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary)

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Mrs. William Ellery (née Elizabeth Almy, died 1783), Newport, Rhode Island. Mrs. Charles E. Greenough, Salem, Massachusetts; by descent in her family; consigned to Skinner, Bolton, Massachusetts, February 24, 2001, lot 387

Associated names

Elizabeth Almy Ellery
Family of Mrs. Charles E. Greenough
Skinner, Inc.

Bibliography

Skinner, Inc., Bolton, Mass., American Furniture and Decorative Arts: Featuring the Folk Art Collection of Milton Simpson, sale cat. (February 24, 2001), 56, lot 387, ill.