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From: Ginsburg and Levy advertisement, Antiques 850 (Aug. 1964): 135
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Child's slant-front desk


Object number

RIF620

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 68.58 cm (27 in.)

Date

1760–1790

Current location

Unknown

Geography

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

Medium

Cedar (primary); chestnut (secondary)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Ginsburg and Levy, New York, 1964

Associated names

Ginsburg and Levy, Inc.

Bibliography

"Ginsburg and Levy, Inc., advertisement," Antiques 86, no. 2 (August 1964): 135.
Patricia E. Kane et al., Art and Industry in Early America: Rhode Island Furniture, 1650–1830, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2016), 64n99.