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Desk and bookcase


Object number

RIF1491

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

86 x 42 x 20 1/2 in. (218.44 x 106.68 x 52.07 cm) Height (writing level): 30 in. (76.2 cm)

Date

1790-1810

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Cherry (primary)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Hepplewhite

Provenance

Israel Sack, Inc., New York, 1963

Associated names

Israel Sack, Inc.

Notes

A secretary of related design and detail bears the label of Webb and Scott, Providence (RIF1216).

Bibliography

American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1989), vol. 1, p. 253, no. 628, ill.
"Israel Sack, Inc., advertisement," Antiques 90, no. 4 (October 1966): inside cover, ill.