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Tall chest of drawers


Object number

RIF4062

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

49 x 36 x 18 in. (124.46 x 91.44 x 45.72 cm)

Date

1760–80

Current location

Private collection

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Maple (primary); chestnut (drawer linings)

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

American Spirit Antiques, Shawnee Mission, Kansas, 2008; sold to the present owners

Associated names

American Spirit Antiques

Notes

This chest of drawers relates to RIF563 and RIF3862 in the use of dovetails to join the front and side feet, although on this example and RIF3862 they are half-blind.

Bibliography

"American Spirit Antiques advertisement," Antiques and Fine Art 8, issue 6 (Summer/Autumn 2008): 104.