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From: "John S. Walton, Inc., advertisment," Antiques, 102 (August 1972): 148
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Slant-front desk


Object number

RIF559

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

48 x 40 x 24 in. (121.92 x 101.6 x 60.96 cm)

Date

1780–1800

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); chestnut (secondary)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Sheraton

Provenance

By descent in the Arnold family, Rhode Island. John S. Walton, Inc., New York, 1972. Dennis Auction Service, Stewartsville, New Jersey, March 13 and 15, 2003. Fairfield Auction, LLC, Newtown, Connecticut, May 31, 2003

Associated names

Arnold family
John S. Walton, Inc.
Dennis Auction Service

Bibliography

"John S. Walton Antiques, Inc., advertisement," Antiques 102, no. 2 (August 1972): 148, ill.
"Dennis Auction Service advertisement," Maine Antique Digest (March 2003): 25–F.
"Fairfield Auction LLC advertisement," Antiques and the Arts Weekly (May 30, 2003): 122, ill.
Helen B. Henderson, "March Auction in New Jersey," Maine Antique Digest (June 2003): 21–E.