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Chest-on-chest


Object number

RIF5470

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height, with finials: 83 5/8 in. (212.41 cm) Width: 42 5/8 in. (108.27 cm) Depth: 21 in. (53.34 cm)

Date

1765–85

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Possibly made in Providence, Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Mahogany (primary); pine (drawer bottoms and back boards); yellow poplar (drawer sides, bonnet boards, back of pediment); chestnut (tops and bottoms of both cases, rear brackets, blocks on feet)

Marks

None

Inscriptions

"2," in chalk and graphite on top of a drawer divider in upper case; "3," in graphite, on top of drawer dividers in upper case; "of course," twice, in graphite, on secondary wood; "1," in graphite, on interior back of one small drawer; "2," in graphite, on interior back of one small drawer

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Gary R. Sullivan Antiques, Inc., Sharon, Massachusetts, 2012

Associated names

Gary R. Sullivan Antiques, Inc.