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Object number

RIF926

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

26 3/4 32 1/4 22 1/4 in. (67.945 81.915 56.515 cm)

Date

1770–80

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); chestnut, yellow poplar (secondary)

Provenance

Francis Bealey American Arts, Essex, Connecticut, 1985; sold to Israel Sack, Inc., New York, by 1985; sold to Esther Pace Kuna (1927–1987), New York, by 1988; consigned to Sotheby's, New York, June 23, 1988, lot 356; Israel Sack, Inc., New York, 1989, and 1990; consigned to Sotheby's, New York, January 20, 2002, lot 1373

Associated names

Israel Sack, Inc.
Francis Bealy American Arts & Gunn Gallery
Sotheby's
Israel Sack, Inc.
Sotheby's
Esther Pace Kuna

Notes

In the catalog entry witten in ink by David Barquist: " fake/ made up of old parts"

Bibliography

"Israel Sack, Inc., advertisement," Antiques 135, no. 1 (January 1989): 53, ill.
"Francis Bealy American Arts advertisement," Antiques 127, no. 4 (April 1985): 847, ill.
American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–89), vol. 8, p. 2303, no. P5732, ill.; vol. 9, p. 2450, no. P5732, ill.; vol. 10, p. 2622, no. P5732, ill.
Sotheby's, New York, Fine American Furniture, Folk Art, Silver, and China Trade Paintings, sale cat. (June 23, 1988), lot 356, ill.
Sotheby's, New York, Selections from Israel Sack, Inc., sale cat. (January 20, 2002), 75, lot 1373, ill.