image of object
Photo: Courtesy Skinner, Inc., Boston and Marlborough, Mass.
Click the image to enlarge

Chest of drawers


Object number

RIF4460

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

87.63 x 100.33 x 54.61 cm (34 1/2 x 39 1/2 x 21 1/2 in.)

Date

1780-1800

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Mahogany

Marks

None

Inscriptions

"Back," on exterior backs of second and third drawers; "A," "B," "C," and "D," on drawers

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

John S. Walton, Inc., New York, 1970. Skinner, Boston and Marlborough, Massachusetts (sale held Boston), November 19, 2016, lot 152

Associated names

John S. Walton, Inc.
Skinner, Inc.

Bibliography

"John S. Walton, Inc., advertisement," Antiques 97, no. 5 (May 1970): 622, ill.
Skinner, Inc., Boston and Marlborough, Mass., American Furniture and Decorative Arts, sale cat. (November 19, 2016), 46, lot 152, ill.
Frances McQueeney-Jones Mascolo, "Twelve Chairs and Some Meaty Portraits," Maine Antique Digest (February 2017): 23-D, ill.