RARE WILLIAM AND MARY CHEST OF DRAWERS

Attributed to Joiner D
Newport, Rhode Island   Circa 1730

Primary Woods: Birch, Maple
Secondary Woods: White Pine, Tulip Poplar

Height: 38 1/2 inches
Width: 37 1/4 inches
Depth: 20 1/2 inches

Reference: Listed in the Rhode Island Furniture Archive RIF 2079. See also Pat Kane’s discussion of “Joiner D” in Art & Industry in Early America: Rhode Island Furniture, 1650-1830, page 448 and page 455, n7. “Joiner D” also made an almost identical chest that is in the collection of the Newport Restoration Foundation, RIF 2163.

Item Number: 7259