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High chest of drawers


Object number

RIF4709

Maker

Maker Unknown
Maker formerly attributed John Goddard, 1723/24–1785

Dimensions

228.6 x 96.52 x 60.96 cm (90 x 38 x 24 in.)

Date

1750–1770

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary)

Inscriptions

"Originally owned by George Washington Carr, son of Captain John Carr (1738–1814), Captain of the Rhode Island Company and with Washington at Valley Forge," recorded in the Skinner, Fine Americana, June 6, 1987, lot 199, with no locaion given

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

John Carr (1738–1814), Newport, Rhode Island; by descent to his son George Washington Carr (born 1777), Newport. Duncan A. Hazard (1874–1939), Newport; consigned by his estate to Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, November 9, 1940, lot 156. Skinner, Boston and Bolton, Massachusetts (sale held Bolton), June 6, 1987, lot 199

Associated names

John Carr
George Washington Carr
Duncan A. Hazard
Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc.
Skinner, Inc.

Bibliography

Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, Early American Furniture including Important Goddard and Other Examples from the Private Collection of the Late Duncan A. Hazard, Newport, Rhode Island, sale cat. (November 9, 1940), 31–32, lot 156, ill.
Albert Sack, Fine Points of Furniture: Early American (New York: Crown Publishers, 1950), 182, ill.
Skinner, Inc., Boston and Bolton, Ma., Fine Americana, sale cat. (June 6, 1987), lot 199, ill.