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Sideboard


Object number

RIF4498

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

104.14 x 146.685 x 59.69 cm (41 x 57 3/4 x 23 1/2 in.)

Date

1790–1810

Current location

Private collection

Geography

Made in Rhode Island, Probably made in Providence, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany and mahogany veneers (primary); pine (secondary)

Style

Federal

Provenance

By descent to Dr. William Henry Bowen (born 1841), Scituate, Rhode Island; by descent to a private collection, Malden Bridge, New York

Associated names

Dr. William Henry Bowen

Notes

A related sideboard (RIF728) has the same unusual brasses.

Bibliography

Patricia E. Kane et al., Art and Industry in Early America: Rhode Island Furniture, 1650–1830, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2016).