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High chest of drawers


Object number

RIF6289

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

64 37 1/4 18 3/4 in. (162.56 94.62 47.63 cm)

Date

1770–90

Current location

Unknown

Geography

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

Medium

Maple

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Mabel Brady Garvan (1886–1979) and Francis P. Garvan (1875–1937), New York; by descent in the family; consigned to Northeast Auctions, Hampton and Portsmouth, New Hampshire, March 5–6, 2016, lot 770

Associated names

Francis P. Garvan
Mabel Brady Garvan
Northeast Auctions

Bibliography

"Northeast Auctions advertisement," Antiques 183, no. 1 (January/February 2016): 98, ill.
Northeast Auctions, Portsmouth, N.H., Portsmouth Weekend Auction, sale cat. (March 5-6, 2016), 149, lot 770, ill.
"Skinner Scores with Folk Art, Makes a Rhode Island Discovery," Antiques and the Arts Weekly (March 25, 2016).