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High-post bed


Object number

RIF970

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

88 73 1/2 80 in. (223.52 186.69 203.2 cm)

Date

1760–85

Current location

The Chipstone Foundation

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (front and rear posts); yellow poplar (headboard); maple (rails)

Provenance

Mark Hanna. John S. Walton, Inc., New York; sold to Polly Mariner Stone (1898–1995) and Stanley Stone (1896–1987), Fox Point, Wisconsin, 1959; bequeathed by Stanley Stone to The Chipstone Foundation, Fox Point, Wisconsin, 1987

Associated names

John S. Walton, Inc.
Mark Hanna
Stanley Stone
Polly Mariner Stone

Bibliography

Oswaldo Rodriguez Roque, American Furniture at Chipstone (Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1984), 408–409, no. 192, ill.
Stanley Stone, "Rhode Island Furniture at Chipstone, Part II," Antiques 91, no. 4 (April 1967): 509, ill.
"John S. Walton advertisement," Antiques 75, no. 4 (April 1959): 312, ill.