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Photo: From Ginsburg and Levy, Inc., Photograph by Helga Photo Studio.Yale University Art Gallery, Liza and Michael Moses Photograph Archive
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Chest of drawers


Object number

RIF8

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Width: 37 in. (93.98 cm)

Date

1760–1780

Current location

Private collection

Geography

Probably made in Providence, Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Mahogany

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale (style)

Provenance

Moses Brown (1738–1836), Providence, Rhode Island; by descent in the Cushman family, Providence, Rhode Island. Ginsburg and Levy, New York, 1944. Reginald M. Lewis (died 1960), Easton, Maryland. Bernard and S. Dean Levy, Inc., New York, 1985 and 1986

Associated names

Moses Brown
Cushman family
Ginsburg and Levy, Inc.
Reginald M. Lewis
Bernard and S. Dean Levy, Inc.

See also


Bibliography

"Ginsburg and Levy, Inc., advertisement," Antiques 46, no. 4 (October 1944): 187, ill.
Bernard and S. Dean Levy, Inc., Gallery Catalogue (New York: Bernard and S. Dean Levy, Inc., 1974–2017), vol. 5, p. 48.
Michael Moses, Master Craftsmen of Newport: The Townsends and Goddards (Tenafly, N.J.: MMI Americana Press, 1984), 312–13, fig. 8.8– 8.8a.
"Bernard and S. Dean Levy, Inc., advertisement," Antiques 127, no. 2 (February 1985): 333, ill.