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From: Wallace Nutting, Furniture Treasury , vol. 1 (Framingham, Mass.: Old American Company Publishers, 1928), pl. 636
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Slant-front desk


Object number

RIF1569

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 45 in. (114.3 cm) Width: 45 in. (114.3 cm)

Date

1760–70

Current location


Geography

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

Mahogany

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Howard Reifsynder; consigned by his estate to American Art Association, New York, April 27, 1929, lot 683

Associated names

Howard Reifsnyder

Bibliography

Wallace Nutting, Furniture Treasury, 1st ed., 3 vols. (Framingham, Mass.: Old American Company Publishers, 1928–33), vol. 1, no. 636, ill.
American Art Association, New York, Colonial Furniture: The Superb Collection of the Late Howard Reifsnyder, sale cat. (April 24–27, 1929), 144, lot 683, ill.