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High chest of drawers


Object number

RIF5352

Maker

Maker Unknown

Date

1700–1720

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Maple (primary); yellow poplar and chestnut (secondary)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Provenance

William Rogers (1709–1772), Newport, Rhode Island; by descent to his son John Rogers (1756–1810), Providence, Rhode Island; by descent to his son Horatio Rogers, Sr. (1798–1867), Providence, Rhode Island; by descent to his son Horatio Rogers, Jr. (1836–1904), Providence, Rhode Island; by descent to his son Rev. Lucien Waterman Rogers (1867–1927), Boston; by descent to his son Dr. Horaio Rogers (1897–1989), North Andover, Massachusetts; by descent to his son Samuel Stevens Rogers, North Andover, Massachusetts; sold to Peter H. Eaton Antiques, Newbury, Massachusetts, 2011; sold to Dorothy and Lawrence Perkins, New Hampshire; consigned to Eldred's Auctions, East Dennis, Massachusetts, July 30, 2020, lot 105

Associated names

Peter H. Eaton Antiques, Inc.
William Rogers
Lawrence Perkins
Dorothy Perkins
Horatio Rogers, Sr.
Horatio Rogers, Jr.
Rev. Lucien Waterman Rogers
Horatio Rogers
Samuel Stevens Rogers
Eldred's
John Rogers

Bibliography

Peter H. Eaton Antiques, Inc., ""# 13408, The Rogers Family William and Mary highchest"," http://www.petereaton.com/INVENTORY.HTML (accessed February 16, 2011).
"The American Antiques Show Will Mark 10th Year Jan 20–23," Antiques and the Arts Weekly (December 24, 2010): 12, ill.
Eldred's, East Dennis, Mass., The Summer Sale: Day 1, sale cat. (July 30, 2020), 51, lot 105, ill.
W. A. Demers, "If It's August, It Must Be All Things New Hampshire," Antiques and the Arts Weekly (August 21, 2020): 28, ill.
Frances McQueeney-Jones Mascolo, "Summer Sale on the Cape," Maine Antique Digest (October 2020): 98, ill.