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From: Copake Auction Inc., September 12, 2009 Catalogued Americana Auction, Lot #67 Highboy, http://www.copakeauction.com (accessed September 21, 2009)
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High chest of drawers


Object number

RIF4542

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

168.91 x 96.52 x 50.165 cm (66 1/2 x 38 x 19 3/4 in.)

Date

1740–1760

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Curly maple (primary)

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Mr. and Mrs. Hugh B. Cox; consigned to Christie's, New York, June 16, 1984. Copake Auction Inc., New York, September 21, 2009, lot 67

Associated names

Mr. and Mrs. Hugh B. Cox
Christie's
Copake Auction, Inc.

Bibliography

Christie's, New York, Highly Important American Furniture: The Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Hugh B. Cox, sale cat. (June 16, 1984).
"Copake Auction, Inc., advertisement," Antiques and the Arts Weekly (September 11, 2009), 96, ill.
"Highboy," http://www.auctionflex.com/showlot.ap?co=9768&weventid=9570&weventitemid=3401745&wmaingroupid=0&wcatmastid=0&inventorytype=&mindate=19900101&maxdate=20501231&keyword=&lotsortorder=lotnumasc&pagenum=2&action=&lang=En (accessed September 21, 2009), lot 67.
"Primitive Portrait of Child Performs at Copake Auction," Antiques and the Arts Weekly (October 16, 2009), 4, ill.