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Chest of drawers


Object number

RIF6

Maker

Maker Reuben Burdon, worked 1816 - 1838

Dimensions

103.19 x 59.69 cm (40 5/8 x 23 1/2 in.)

Date

1816

Current location

Private collection

Geography

Made in Providence, Rhode Island
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Medium

Cherry (primary); mahogany (veneer)

Marks

"Made 1816" / "Reuben Burdon" in chalk on one of the drawer bottoms

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Hepplewhite

Provenance

Private collection

Construction

According to Roland Hammond, who appraised the chest in 1988, the splashboard is a later addition.