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From: Joseph K. Ott, "Lesser-Known Rhode Island Cabinetmakers: The Carliles, Holmes Weaver, Judson Blake, The Rawsons, and Thomas Davenport." Antiques 121 (May 1982): 1160
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Chest of drawers


Object number

RIF22

Maker

Maker Holmes Weaver, American, 1769–1848, active 1796–1848

Dimensions

32 5/8 x 39 1/4 x 19 1/4 in. (82.868 x 99.695 x 48.895 cm)

Date

1798–1806

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); pine (secondary)

Marks

"Holmes Weaver,/Cabinet and Chair-Maker/Meeting Street,/Newport" printed on a paper label

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Federal

Provenance

Joseph K. Ott (1929–1994), Providence, Rhode Island, before 1982

Associated names

Joseph K. Ott

Bibliography

Joseph K. Ott, "Lesser-Known Rhode Island Cabinetmakers: The Carliles, Holmes Weaver, Judson Blake, the Rawsons, and Thomas Davenport," Antiques 121, no. 5 (May 1982): 1158, pl. 2, ill.
Michael Moses, Master Craftsmen of Newport: The Townsends and Goddards (Tenafly, N.J.: MMI Americana Press, 1984), 57, fig. 1.47.