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High chest of drawers


Object number

RIF6211

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

70 1/2 39 3/4 21 1/2 in. (179.07 100.97 54.61 cm)

Date

1740–60

Current location

Unknown

Geography

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

Medium

Mahogany and light wood inlay (primary); pine (secondary)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

"W. Demarest," on exterior back boards

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

William Demarest, Franklin Lakes, Bergen County, New Jersey; by desent in the Demarest family. Rafael Osona Auctions, Nantucket, Massachusetts, 2015. Nye and Company, Bloomfield, New Jersey, January 18, 2017, lot 109

Associated names

William Demarest
Rafael Osona Auctions
Nye and Company

Bibliography

"Rafael Osona Nantucket Auctions," http://www.rafaelosonaauction.com/antiques/2015/americana-fine-art-marine-2015/christopher-townsend-mahogany-highboy-chest-drawers/# (accessed July 10, 2015).