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Door frontice


Object number

RIF958

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

142 1/4 86 1/4 16 1/4 in. (361.316 219.075 41.275 cm)

Date

1790–1815

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Bristol, Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Eastern white pine and tin

Style

Federal

Provenance

An unidentified homeowner, Bristol, Rhode Island; sold to Elizabeth Dimond Church (1874–1962), Bristol, Rhode Island,1905; sold to Joe Kindig, Jr., and Son, York Pennsylvania, 1950; sold to Bolling Jones III (1920–2011), Thomasville, Georgia; given to the Milwaukee Art Museum, Wisconsin, 1974; consigned to Sotheby's, New York, January 17 and 20, 2019, lot 1711

Associated names

Elizabeth Dimond Church
Joe Kindig, Jr. and Son
Bolling Jones III
Milwaukee Art Museum
Sotheby's

Bibliography

Brock Jobe et al., American Furniture with Related Decorative Arts, 1660–1830: The Milwaukee Art Museum and the Layton Art Collection, ed. Gerald W. R. Ward (New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1991), 209–210, no. 78, ill.
Sotheby's, New York, Important Americana, sale cat. (January 17 and 20, 2019), 328–29, lot 1711, ill.