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From: "Israel Sack, Inc. advertisement," Antiques 55 (April 1949): 235
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Chest of drawers


Object number

RIF1826

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

30 3/4 37 3/4 21 1/2 in. (78.105 95.885 54.61 cm)

Date

1750–80

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Rhode Island, or made in Massachusetts
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Mahogany (primary); chestnut (secondary)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Israel Sack, Inc., New York, 1949

Associated names

Israel Sack, Inc.

Construction

Half-blind dovetails with a half pin on top and a half tail below, fasten the drawer fronts to the drawer sides.

Bibliography

"Israel Sack, Inc., advertisement," Antiques 55, no. 4 (April 1949): 235, ill.
Albert Sack, Fine Points of Furniture: Early American (New York: Crown Publishers, 1950), 102, ill.