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Chest-on-chest


Object number

RIF3818

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

194.31 x 107.95 x 50.8 cm (76 1/2 x 42 1/2 x 20 in.)

Date

1760-1790

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Maple (primary)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Provenance

Thomas Durfee (1721–1796), Tiverton, Rhode Island; by descent to Job Durfee (1790–1847); by descent to Thomas Durfee (1826–1901); by descent to Samuel Durfee (born 1858); by descent to Thomas Durfee (born 1899); by descent to Charles Hazard Durfee (1870–1964). Doyle, New York, April, 1983, lot 644; sold by them to private collectors; consigned by them toNortheast Auctions, Portsmouth, New Hampshire (sale held Manchester, New Hampshire), November 11–12, 2000, lot 693

Associated names

Thomas Durfee
Job Durfee
Thomas Durfee
Samuel Durfee
Thomas Durfee
Charles Hazard Durfee
Doyle New York
Northeast Auctions

Bibliography

William Doyle Galleries, New York, Americana Auction: Property from the Estate of Beatrick K. Soby and various other owners, sale cat. (April 13, 1983), 47–48, lot 644, ill.
Northeast Auctions, Portsmouth, N.H., New Hampshire Auction: Fine American Furniture, sale cat. (November 11–12, 2000), 71, lot 693, ill.