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From: Joseph K. Ott, The John Brown House Loan Exhibition of Rhode Island Furniture(Providence, R.I.: Rhode Island Historical Society, 1965), 83, cat. no. 55
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Chest-on-chest


Object number

RIF1081

Maker

Maker, formerly attributed to John Goddard, American, 1723–1785
Maker Unknown

Dimensions

85 38 21 in. (215.9 96.52 53.34 cm)

Date

1750–70

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Provenance

Harry Arons (1891–1967), Ansonia and later Bridgeport, Connecticut, 1954. Robert G. Goelet, New York, by 1965

Associated names

Robert Guestier Goelet
Harry Arons

Bibliography

Joseph K. Ott, The John Brown House Loan Exhibition of Rhode Island Furniture, exh. cat. (Providence: The Rhode Island Historical Society, 1965), 82–83, no. 55, ill.
"Harry Arons advertisement," Antiques 65, no. 5 (May 1954): 359, ill.