In two parts, the upper part with a molded cornice. An urn form finial carved with a stylized acorn is at the cornice center. The upper part has a deep drawer with a pair of shallow drawers below, all above three thumb-molded and graduated long drawers; the lower section has a frieze drawer above three short drawers. A scalloped apron is carved at the center with a shell form device. Cabriole legs, pad feet. Roman numerals carved in inside of lower back panel and on left interior side of the frieze drawer.
American, Rhode Island
mahogany, secondary woods: pine, yellow poplar; brass
Overall: 79 3/4 x 40 1/4 x 22 1/2 in. (202.6 x 102.2 x 57.2 cm)
Purchased by Doris Duke at Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, January 31, 1970, Sale 2980, lot 186
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