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Chest of drawers [no illustration]


Object number

RIF4314

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

30 3/4 x 35 3/4 x 20 1/2 in. (78.105 x 90.805 x 52.07 cm)

Date

1760–1770

Current location

The Rhode Island Historical Society

Geography

Made in Massachusetts, formerly said to have been made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); white pine (secondary)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Whipple family, Lime Rock, Rhode Island; Henry A. Hoffman (1873–unknown), Litchfield, Connecticut, and Barrington, Rhode Island; given to the Rhode Island Historical Society, Providence, 1953

Associated names

Whipple family
Henry A. Hoffman