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Liza and Michael Moses Photographic Archive, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.
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High chest of drawers


Object number

RIF818

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

85 1/2 39 3/4 20 3/4 in. (217.17 100.965 52.705 cm)

Date

1750–1770

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Possibly made in Warwick, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Provenance

By descent in the Greene, Doane, and Perkins families of Warwick, Rhode Island, and Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Sotheby Parke Bernet, Inc., New York, November 19–22, 1980, lot 1350

Associated names

Sotheby Parke Bernet
Greene family
Doane family
Perkins family

Notes


Bibliography

Michael Moses, Master Craftsmen of Newport: The Townsends and Goddards (Tenafly, N.J.: MMI Americana Press, 1984), 39, fig. 1.22.
Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, Important American Furniture and Related Decorative Arts, sale cat. (November 19–22, 1980), lot 1350.