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Chest of drawers


Object number

RIF6566

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

35 3/4 38 1/2 19 in. (90.8 97.8 48.3 cm)

Date

1780–1800

Current location

Private collection

Geography

Possibly made in Rhode Island, or possibly made in eastern Connecticut
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Mahogany

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Israel Sack, Inc., Boston; consigned to Anderson Galleries, New York, December 10-11, 1926, lot 276. Joe Kindig, Jr. (1898–1971), York, Pennsylvania, 1934. Reginald M. Lewis (1895–1960), Easton, Maryland by 1947; consigned by his estate to Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, March 1961, lot 124. Israel Sack, Inc., New York, 1975; sold to E. Martin Wunsch (1924–2013), New York; the Wunsch Americana Foundation; consigned to Christie's, New York, September 28, 2011, lot 4; sold to a private collection

Associated names

Joe Kindig, Jr.
Reginald Minturn Lewis
Israel Sack, Inc.
E. Martin Wunsch
Christie's New York

See also


Bibliography

Anderson Galleries, New York, The Important Collection of American Antiques From The King Hooper Mansion Marblehead, Mass., Part I, Sold By Order Of Mr. I.Sack Boston, Mass., sale cat. (December 10–11, 1926), 90, lot 276, ill.
"Joe Kindig, Jr., advertisement," Antiques 26, no. 6 (December 1934): 201, ill.
Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, American Furniture: Property of the Estate of the Late Reginald M. Lewis, sale cat. (March 24–25, 1961), 38–39, lot 124, ill.
"Israel Sack, Inc., advertisement," Antiques 107, no. 2 (February 1975): inside front cover, ill.
Christie's, New York, Important American Furniture, Folk Art, and Decorative Arts, sale cat. (September 28, 2011), 12–15, lot 4.