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From: Jeanne Vibert Sloane, "John Cahoone and the Newport Furniture Industry," New England Furniture:Essays in Memory of Benno M. Forman (Boston: Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities, 1987), 105, fig.5
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Slant-front desk


Object number

RIF1246

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Overall: 104.14 x 91.44 x 45.72cm (41 x 36 x 18in.)

Date

1750–1790

Current location

Unknown

Geography

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

Medium

Red cedar (primary); chestnut (secondary)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Private collection

Bibliography

Jeanne Vibert Sloane, "John Cahoone and the Newport Furniture Industry," Old-Time New England 72 (1987): 105, fig. 5.