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    Sale 2095

    The Collection Of Marguerite And Arthur Riordan, Stonington, Connecticut

    18 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 641

    A RED-PAINTED CHIPPENDALE PINE BLANKET CHEST

    LOWER CONNECTICUT RIVER VALLEY, 1770-1790

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A RED-PAINTED CHIPPENDALE PINE BLANKET CHEST
    Lower Connecticut River Valley, 1770-1790
    underside of lid inscribed W. Kingsbury
    28 in. high, 48 in. wide, 18½ in. deep


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    The bold undulating apron is virtually identical to that of a chest from the Marlborough-Glastonbury area, illustrated in William Hosley, The Great River: Art & Society of the Connecticut Valley, 1635-1820 (Hartford, 1985), p. 217, no. 97.

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    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    Peter Eaton, Newbury, Massachusetts