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Chest of drawers


Object number

RIF6

Maker

Maker Reuben Burdon, worked 1816 - 1838

Dimensions

40 5/8 23 1/2 in. (103.19 59.69 cm)

Date

1816

Current location

Private collection

Geography

Made in Providence, Rhode Island
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Medium

Cherry and mahogany veneer

Marks

"Made 1816" / "Reuben Burdon" in chalk on one of the drawer bottoms

Inscriptions

Unknown

Provenance

Private collection

Construction

According to Roland Hammond, who appraised the chest in 1988, the splashboard is a later addition.