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High chest of drawers


Object number

RIF4561

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

70 1/2 36 3/4 20 in. (179.07 93.345 50.8 cm)

Date

1740–60

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Rhode Island, or possibly made in Long Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Maple

Provenance

Clinton Prescott Knight, Matunuck (1891–1970), Rhode Island; consigned by his estate to Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, June 23, 1972, lot 187. Private collection, American Midwest; consigned to Sotheby's, New York, October 9, 1997, lot 399

Associated names

Private Collection
Sotheby's
Sotheby Parke Bernet
Clinton Prescott Knight

Bibliography

Sotheby's, New York, Important Americana, sale cat. (October 9, 1997), lot 399, ill.
Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, Fine American Furniture: Chinese Export and Other Porcelains and Decorations, sale cat. (June 23, 1972), 24–25, lot 187, ill.