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From: Laura Beach, "The Past is Present in Newport: A Couple's Lifelong Love of Antiques," The Catalogue of Antiques & Fine Art (Summer 2005): 125
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Slant-front desk


Object number

RIF1470

Maker

Maker Unknown
Maker: formerly attributed to Job Townsend, Jr., 1726 - 1778

Dimensions

Unknown

Date

1760–1790

Current location

Private collection

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr. (1909–2009), Newport, Rhode Island; by descent to the current owner

Associated names

Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr.

Bibliography

Laura Beach, "The Past Is Present in Newport: A Couple's Lifelong Love of Antiques," Antiques and Fine Art 6, no. 2 (Summer 2005): 125, ill.