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High chest of drawers


Object number

RIF6729

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

84 × 39 × 20 in. (213.4 × 99.1 × 50.8 cm)

Date

1770–1790

Current location

Unknown

Geography

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

Medium

Mahogany (primary); chestnut (backboards)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Provenance

John S. Walton, Inc., New York; sold to Mrs. Kenneth Mountcastle (née Katharine Babcock, 1931–2020), New Canaan, Connecticut; consigned by her estate to Doyle, New York, December 9, 2020, lot 201

Associated names

John S. Walton, Inc.
Katharine Babcock Mountcastle
Doyle New York

Notes

The freshness of the color on the pins on the rear surfaces of the rear legs suggest the legs may have been replaced.