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Chimney piece and paneling


Object number

RIF2521

Maker

Maker Christopher Townsend, 1701?1787

Date

1740–60

Current location

Unknown

Geography

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

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Originally owned by Christopher Townsend (1701–1787), Newport, Rhode Island. The Newport Historical Society, Rhode Island

Associated names

Christopher Townsend

Bibliography

Luke Beckerdite, "The Early Furniture of Christopher and Job Townsend," American Furniture (2000): 4, ill.