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Tall chest of drawers


Object number

RIF4325

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

127 x 93.98 x 45.72 cm (50 x 37 x 18 in.)

Date

1780–1800

Current location

The Rhode Island Historical Society

Geography

Probably made in Providence, Rhode Island
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Medium

Maple (primary); chestnut (secondary)

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Henry A. Howland (1806–1897), Providence, Rhode Island; by descent to his son and daughter, Cyrus A. Howland (1846–1905) and Ida A. Howland (1844–1906), Providence, Rhode Island; by descent to their nephew Charles H. Howland (1861–1928), Providence, Rhode Island; by descent to his son Standish Howland (1892–1977), Providence, Rhode Island, by gift to Rhode Island Historical Society, Providence, 1967

Associated names

Henry A. Howland
Cyrus A. Howland
Ida A. Howland
Charles H. Howland
Standish Howland