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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), 108, fig.8
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Slant-front desk


Object number

RIF1249

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

97.155 x 119.38 x 45.72 cm (38 1/4 x 47 x 18 in.)

Date

1745–1790

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Rhode Island, Probably made in Bristol, Rhode Island
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Medium

Maple (primary); white pine (secondary)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Provenance

By descent in a Bristol, Rhode Island family; by descent to the present owner

Associated names

Bristol family

Bibliography

Jeanne Vibert Sloane, "John Cahoone and the Newport Furniture Industry," Old-Time New England 72 (1987): 108, fig. 8.