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From: Luke Beckerdite, "The Early Furniture of Christopher and Job Townsend," American Furniture (2000): 7
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Cupboard


Object number

RIF1214

Maker

Maker, possibly by Christopher Townsend, 1701?1787

Date

1739–49

Current location

State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations

Geography

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

Medium

White pine (primary); blue paint

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

vernacular style

Provenance

Colony House, Newport, Rhode Island

Bibliography

Luke Beckerdite, "The Early Furniture of Christopher and Job Townsend," American Furniture (2000): 7, fig. 12.