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Cradle


Object number

RIF6646

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

32 26 35 in. (81.3 66 88.9 cm)

Date

1680–1700

Current location


Geography

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

Medium

Oak, maple, and pine

Provenance

Recovered in Abington, Massachusetts; Brooks Reed Galleries, Boston; sold to Eliza Greene Metcalf Radeke (1854–1931), Providence, Rhode Island; by gift to the Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island; consigned to Sotheby's, New York, January 26, 2020, lot 1605

Associated names

Brooks Reed Galleries
Eliza Greene Metcalf Radeke
Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design
Sotheby's

Bibliography

Sotheby's, New York, Important Americana, sale cat. (January 26, 2020), lot 1605, ill.