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Slant-front desk


Object number

RIF1677

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Overall: 109.22 x 106.68 x 62.865cm (43 x 42 x 24 3/4in.)

Date

1760–1790

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Sarah Ellerton; by descent to Dr. Frank Leslie Day (1856–1926), Providence, Rhode Island; by bequest to Dr. Albert Heircy Miller (1872–1959), Providence; by descent to his daughter, Elizabeth Miller Richards (1922–2004), Providence; consigned to Christie's, New York, June 25, 1991, lot 273

Associated names

Sarah Ellerton
Dr. Frank Leslie Day
Dr. Albert Heircy Miller
Elizabeth Miller Richards
Christie's

Bibliography

Christie's, New York, American Furniture, Silver, Folk Art, and Decorative Arts, sale cat. (June 25, 1991), 174–175, lot 267, ill.