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Dressing table


Object number

RIF1531

Maker

Maker, formerly attributed to Job Townsend, Jr., 1726–1778
Maker Unknown

Dimensions

31 35 1/4 21 1/2 in. (78.74 89.535 54.61 cm)

Date

1740–50

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany

Provenance

Sotheby Parke Bernet, Inc., New York, January 27–30, 1982, lot 1055. Matthew and Elizabeth Sharpe, Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, 1984. Christie's, New York, January 15–16, 1999, lot 679

Associated names

Matthew & Elizabeth Sharpe Antiques
Christie's
Sotheby Parke Bernet

Bibliography

Christie's, New York, Fine American Furniture, Silver, and Decorative Arts, sale cat. (October 13, 1984), 122, lot 284, ill.
Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, The American Heritage Auction of Americana, sale cat. (January 27–30, 1982), n.p., lot 1055, ill.