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Dressing table


Object number

RIF4386

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

76.835 x 88.583 x 50.8 cm (30 1/4 x 34 7/8 x 20 in.)

Date

1740–1760

Current location

Newport Restoration Foundation, Rhode Island

Geography

Possibly made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Walnut (primary)

Inscriptions

"L" written in pencil on right side of left short drawer. "20.00" with line underneath, written in pencil on underside of central short drawer. "R" in script, written in pencil on exterior of left side of right short drawer.

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Edith M. K. Wetmore (1870–1966), Newport, Rhode Island; consigned by her estate to Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, September 16, 1969, lot 968; sold to Doris Duke (1912–1993), Newport, Rhode Island; bequeathed to the Newport Restoration Foundation, Rhode Island, 1993

Associated names

Edith Malvina K. Wetmore
Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc.
Doris Duke