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From: American Art Association, Anderson Galleries, Inc.One Hundred Important American Antiques, sale cat. (January 9, 1932), 94, lot 69
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Slant-front desk


Object number

RIF1578

Maker

Maker Unknown
Maker formerly attributed John Goddard, 1723/24–1785

Dimensions

Height: 113.03 cm (44 1/2 in.); Width): 107.95 cm (42 1/2 in.)

Date

1760–1770

Current location

Unknown

Geography

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

Medium

Cherry

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Dickinson family, Rhode Island; by descent to a Dickinson family member, California. Benjamin Flayderman (1896–1975), Boston; consigned to American Art Association, Anderson Galleries, Inc., New York, April 17–18, 1931, lot 338. Israel Sack, Boston, 1931. American Art Association, Anderson Galleries, Inc., January 9, 1932, lot 69

Associated names

Dickinson family
Benjamin Flayderman
American Art Association
Anderson Galleries
Israel Sack, Inc.

Bibliography

American Art Association and Anderson Galleries, New York, American Furniture Including Labeled, Pedigreed and Historic Examples from the Collection of Benjamin Flayderman, Boston, sale cat. (April 17–18, 1931), 142–143, lot 338.
"Israel Sack, Inc., advertisement," Antiquarian 17, no. 1 (July 1931): back cover.
American Art Association and Anderson Galleries, New York, One Hundred Important American Antiques, sale cat. (January 9, 1932), 94–95, lot 69, ill.