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Chest of drawers


Object number

RIF4430

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

28 1/2 18 1/2 32 in. (72.39 46.99 81.28 cm)

Date

1770–80

Current location

Detroit Institute of Arts

Geography

Made in Massachusetts, formerly said to have been made in Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Mahogany

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Israel Sack, Inc., New York; sold to Edsel Bryant (1893–1943) and Eleanor Ford (1896–1976), Grosse Point Shores, Michigan; given to The Detroit Institute of Arts, 1928

Associated names

Israel Sack, Inc.
Edsel Bryant Ford
Eleanor Lowthian Clay

Bibliography

Detroit Institute of Arts, "Colonial Furniture," Bulletin of the Detroit Institute of Arts 9, no. 8 (1928): 99, ill.