image of object
From: American Art Association, Anderson Galleries, Inc., American Furniture and Decorations 1700-1820: Collection of Edward A. Crowninshield, Stockbridge, Mass.,With Fine Pieces From The Private Collection of Miss Mabel Choate, sale cat. (November 8, 9, and 10, 1934) 117, lot. 582.
Click the image to enlarge

Slant-front desk


Object number

RIF1574

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Other (Height): 114.3cm (45in.) Other (Length): 118.11cm (46 1/2in.)

Date

1760–1780

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Massachusetts, formerly said to have been made in Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Mahogany

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Edward A. Crowinshield (1870–1938), Stockbridge, Massachusetts; consigned to American Art Association, Anderson Galleries, Inc., New York, November 8–10, 1934, lot 582

Associated names

Edward A. Crowninshield
American Art Association
Anderson Galleries

Bibliography

Anderson Galleries and American Art Association, New York, American Furniture and Decorations 1700-1820: Collection of Edward A. Crowninshield, Stockbridge, Mass. With Fine Pieces From The Private Collection of Miss Mabel Choate, sale cat. (November 8–10, 1934), 116–117, lot 582, ill.