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From: Michael Moses Master Craftsmen of Newport: The Townsends and Goddards (Tenafly, N.J.: MMI Americana Press, 1984), plate 24
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Dressing table


Object number

RIF347

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

75.248 x 83.185 x 53.34 cm (29 5/8 x 32 3/4 x 21 in.)

Date

1750–1770

Current location

Private collection

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); yellow poplar (drawer linings)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Israel Sack, Inc., New York, 1950 and 1974

Associated names

Israel Sack, Inc.

Bibliography

Albert Sack, Fine Points of Furniture: Early American (New York: Crown Publishers, 1950), 193, ill.
"Israel Sack, Inc., advertisement," Antiques 57, no. 2 (Feburary 1950): 83, ill.
American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1989), vol. 5, p. 1152, no. P4076, ill.
Michael Moses, Master Craftsmen of Newport: The Townsends and Goddards (Tenafly, N.J.: MMI Americana Press, 1984), plate 24, ill.