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High-post bed


Object number

RIF4802

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

226.06 x 139.7 x 208.28 cm (89 x 55 x 82 in.)

Date

1770–1790

Current location

Preservation Society of Newport County

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany

Inscriptions

"VI" and "XII" incised on footboard

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Mrs. John Nicholas Brown (née Anne Kinsolving, 1906–1985), Harbour Court, Newport, Rhode Island; bequeathed to the Preservation Society of Newport County, Rhode Island, 1985

Associated names

Mrs. John Nicholas Brown