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Chest of drawers


Object number

RIF2824

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

36 36 20 1/4 in. (91.44 91.44 51.435 cm)

Date

1770–80

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); white pine (drawer linings, backboard, bottom board, blocks); ash (subtop battens)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Provenance

G. K. S. Bush, Washington, D. C., 1985

Associated names

G. K. S. Bush, Inc.

Construction

The mahogany top is secured to a subtop with sliding dovetails; the front and rear battens forming the subtop are dovetailed to the case sides.

See also


Bibliography

"G. K. S. Bush, Inc., advertisement," Antiques 127, no. 1 (January 1985): 35, ill.