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From: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, vol. 3 (Alexandria, Va.: Highland House Publishers, 1972): 594, fig. 1360
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Slant-front desk


Object number

RIF1643

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Overall: 109.22 x 96.52 x 50.8cm (43 x 38 x 20in.) Other (Height (writing level)): 79.375cm (31 1/4in.)

Date

1750–1780

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); cedar (secondary)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Israel Sack, Inc., New York, 1970

Associated names

Israel Sack, Inc.

Bibliography

American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1989), vol. 3, p. 594, no. 1360, ill.