Providence, Providence county, Rhode Island, United States ca. 1790–1796
53 1/2 x 37 3/4 x 19 3/4 in.
Maple; paint; brass
Sack catalogue description: Chippendale curly maple high chest of drawers, six rows of graduated drawers, the top row divided drawers with wooden spring latches on the underside; bracket feet, original bail brasses, the chest is distinguished by the exceptional curly figured striping, mellow patina and original bail brasses; the top bears the original painted inscription, "PELEG ARNOLD - LUCY ARNOLD - HIR DRAWS - PELEG ARNOLD AD 1796 MARCH 22." ----- Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 8, p. 2295, pl. P5715.
Chippendale curly maple high chest of drawers
Decoration and ornament--Chippendale style Furniture--United States
high chests of drawers (AAT)
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New York, New York, United States 1957–1990
Sack, November 1985 This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.