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Tall chest of drawers


Object number

RIF6356

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

49 1/2 45 5/8 20 13/16 in. (125.73 115.89 52.86 cm)

Date

1760–1800

Current location

Gary R. Sullivan Antiques, Inc.

Geography

Made in western Rhode Island, or made in eastern Connecticut
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Maple and mahogany (knobs); pine (draw linings, bottom board, back boards)

Marks

None

Inscriptions

"X" or "V," in chalk, on interior sides and interior bottom at front of two lowest drawers

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Coggeshall family, Newport, Rhode Island, consigned to Gustave J. S. White, Newport, Rhode Island, February 2017; sold to Gary R. Sullivan, Sharon, Massachusetts, 2017