mid 18th Century
The rectangular top molded on all sides, above a case fitted with a frieze drawer, three short drawers below, the central drawer carved with a naturalistic shell, the triple valanced apron ending in drop finials. Continuing to cabriole legs ending in wafer pad feet. "L" written in pencil on right side of left short drawer. "20.00" with line underneath, written in pencil on underside of central short drawer. "R" in script, written in pencil on exterior of left side of right short drawer.
American, New England probably Rhode Island
Overall: 30 1/4 x 34 7/8 x 20 in. (76.8 x 88.6 x 50.8 cm)
Purchased by Doris Duke from Parke-Bernet Galleries, Newport, September 1969, Sale 2888, lot 968
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