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From: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, vol. 1 (Alexandria, Va.: Highland House Publishers, 1969), 6, no. 15
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Desk and bookcase


Object number

RIF1490

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Other (Height (writing level)): 80.01cm (31 1/2in.) Overall: 243.206 x 116.84 x 66.04cm (95 3/4 x 46 x 26in.)

Date

1750–1780

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Massachusetts, formerly said to have been made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary)

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Gen. Henry Knox (1750–1806), Boston, and Thomaston, Maine. Israel Sack, Inc., New York, 1957

Associated names

General Henry Knox
Israel Sack, Inc.

Bibliography

American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1989), vol. 1, p. 6, no. 15, ill.