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Chest of drawers


Object number

RIF5340

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

34 1/2 42 20 1/2 in. (87.6 106.7 52.1 cm)

Date

1780–1800

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); pine (secondary)

Marks

None

Inscriptions

"Back," in chalk, on each exterior drawer back

Provenance

Kenneth Tuttle Antiques, Gardiner, Maine; sold to Sara Ann Pfaffenroth (1941–2009) and Peter A. Pfaffenroth (1941–2020), Morristown, New Jersey; consigned to Sotheby's, New York, January 19, 2022, lot 1136

Associated names

Kenneth E. Tuttle Antiques
Peter A. Pfaffenroth
Sara Ann Pfaffenroth
Sotheby's

See also


Bibliography

Sotheby's, New York, The Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Peter A. Pfaffenroth: American Furniture, Silver and Decorative Arts, sale cat. (January 19, 2022), lot 1136, ill.