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High chest of drawers


Object number

RIF4561

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

179.07 x 93.345 x 50.8 cm (70 1/2 x 36 3/4 x 20 in.)

Date

1740–1760

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Maple

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Clinton Prescott Knight, Matunuck (1891–1970), Rhode Island; consigned by his estate to Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, June 23, 1972, lot 187. Private collection, American Midwest; consigned to Sotheby's, New York, October 9, 1997, lot 399

Associated names

Clinton Prescott Knight
Sotheby Parke Bernet
Private collection
Sotheby's

Bibliography

Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, Fine American Furniture: Chinese Export and Other Porcelains and Decorations, sale cat. (June 23, 1972), 24–25, lot 187, ill.
Sotheby's, New York, Important Americana, sale cat. (October 9, 1997), lot 399, ill.