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Tall chest of drawers


Object number

RIF194

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

139.7 x 100.33 x 51.435cm (55 x 39 1/2 x 20 1/4in.)

Date

1780–1800

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in New England, possibly Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Maple (primary); chestnut (secondary)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Provenance

Horace Porter (died 1989), South Windsor, Connecticut, before 1989. Sotheby's, New York, January 15–16, and 18, 2004, lot 445

Associated names

Horace Porter
Sotheby's

Construction

Unknown

Bibliography

Sotheby's, New York, Important Americana, sale cat. (January 15–16, 18, 2004), 237, lot 445, ill.