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From: "Cinnamon Hill advertisement," Antiques, 136 (September 1989): 364
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Slant-front desk


Object number

RIF524

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 106.68 cm (42 in.); Height, writing: 76.2 cm (30 in.); Width: 106.68 cm (42 in.)

Date

1760–1790

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Walnut

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Israel Sack, Inc., New York. Dr. Daniel Bruce Moffett (1890–1976) and Mrs. Daniel Bruce Moffett, Washington, D. C., by 1953. Weschler's, Washington, D. C., June 8–10 1984. Cinnamon Hill, Franklin, Tennessee, 1984 and 1989

Associated names

Israel Sack, Inc.
Dr. Daniel Bruce Moffett
Mrs. Daniel Bruce Moffett
Cinnamon Hill
Weschler's Auctioneers and Appraisers

Bibliography

Helen Comstock, "Prints and Antiques," Antiques 63, no. 4 (April 1953): 354.
"Cinnamon Hill advertisement," Antiques 126, no. 6 (December 1984): 1362, ill.
"Weschler's advertisement," Historic Preservation 36, no. 3 (June 1984): back cover, ill.
"Weschler's Estate Auction advertisement," Antiques 125, no. 5 (May 1984): 986, ill.
"Cinnamon Hill Antiques advertisement," Antiques 136 (September 1989): 364, ill.