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Dressing table


Object number

RIF1918

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

28 1/2 34 19 3/4 in. (72.4 86.4 50.2 cm)

Date

1740–60

Current location


Geography

Probably made in Massachusetts, Possibly made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Walnut (primary); pine (secondary)

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Walter D. Brownell, Providence, Rhode Island, by 1929. Bernard and S. Dean Levy, Inc., New York, 1974 and 2019

Associated names

Walter D. Brownell
Bernard and S. Dean Levy, Inc.

Bibliography

"The Frontispiece," Antiques 16, no. 3 (September 1929): 181–182, fig. 1.
International Confederation of Dealers in Works of Art, The Grand Gallery at the Metropolitan Museum of Art: Sixth International Exhibition Presented by C.I.N.O.A., exh. cat. (Washington, D.C.: Hennage Creative Printers, 1974), 44, no. 38.