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Sideboard


Object number

RIF5049

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

39 56 25 1/2 in. (99.06 142.24 64.77 cm)

Date

1785–1800

Current location

Private collection

Geography

Made in Rhode Island, Possibly made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany and light wood inlay

Marks

None

Inscriptions

"Sideboard, Elizabeth C. Engs," written on a sticker inside one drawer; chalk inscription ending in "ton" on an interior surface; illegible chalk inscription on top of front rail under top

Provenance

Elizabeth C. Engs, probably Newport, Rhode Island. Israel Sack, Inc., New York, 1972

Associated names

Elizabeth C. Engs

Bibliography

American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1989), vol. 3, pp. 787, 826, P3449, ill.
Elisabeth Donaghy Garrett, "Living with Antiques: A Collection of American Decorative Arts in the Western Reserve," Antiques 126, no.2 (August 1984): 327, pl. VI.