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Dressing table


Object number

RIF2402

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

33 34 20 1/4 in. (83.82 86.36 51.435 cm)

Date

1770–1790

Current location

The Stanley Weiss Collection

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany and mahogany veneer (primary); pine (back board, drawer bottoms, glue blocks under top); maple (molding between top and exterior back); yellow poplar (drawer sides and backs); chestnut (backing of horizontal drawer dividers, backing of the vertical drawer dividers, drawer supports, and blocks on legs)

Marks

None

Inscriptions

"B," in graphite, on interior backs of both deep drawers

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Skinner, Inc., Boston and Bolton, Massachusetts (sale held Boston), February 18, 2007, lot 326; sold to The Stanley Weiss Collection, Providence, Rhode Island

Associated names

Skinner, Inc.

Bibliography

Skinner, Inc., Boston, American Furniture and Decorative Arts, sale cat. (February 18, 2007), 44, lot 326, ill.
Stanley Weiss and Brock Jobe, Fine American Antiques in the Stanley Weiss Collection (Providence, R.I.: The Stanley Weiss Collection, 2019), 3, sw00751, ill.