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From Charles Woolsey Lyon, Inc., advertisement, Antiquarian 15 (October 1930): 3
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Chest of drawers


Object number

RIF6567

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

36 3/4 35 1/2 17 3/4 in. (93.3 90.2 45.1 cm)

Date

1780–1800

Current location

Connecticut Historical Society Museum

Geography

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

Medium

Cherry (primary); pine and yellow poplar (secondary)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Provenance

Charles Woolsey Lyon, Inc., New York, 1930. Frederick K. Barbour (1894–1971), Norfolk, Connecticut; by gift to the Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford, before 1974

Associated names

Charles Woolsey Lyon, Inc.
Frederick K. Barbour
Margaret Roberts Barbour

See also


Bibliography

"Charles Woolsey Lyon, Inc., advertisement," Antiquarian 15 (October 1930): 3, ill.
Frederick K. Barbour, The Stature of Fine Connecticut Furniture (Hartford, Conn.: Connecticut Printers, Inc., 1959), n.p., ill.
Benjamin Ginsburg, "The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Furniture in the Connecticut Historical Society," Antiques 105, no. 5 (May 1974): 1107, ill.