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Slant-front desk


Object number

RIF531

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height, writing: 73.66 cm (29 in.); Width: 91.44 cm (36 in.)

Date

1760–1790

Current location

Unknown

Geography

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

Medium

Mahogany

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Peter Eaton, Newton Junction, New Hampshire, 1984. Peter Sawyer Antiques, Exeter, New Hampshire, 2007

Associated names

Peter H. Eaton Antiques, Inc.
Peter Sawyer Antiques

Bibliography

"Peter H. Eaton Antiques advertisement," Antiques 126, no. 6 (December 1984): 1,387, ill.
"Peter Sawyer Antiques advertisement," Antiques and the Arts Weekly (August 3, 2007), S-9, ill.