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Desk-on-frame (base only)


Object number

RIF1688

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

72.708 x 71.12 x 52.07 cm (28 5/8 x 28 x 20 1/2 in.)

Date

1790–1810

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Possibly made in Rhode Island, or possibly made in Connecticut
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Mahogany

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Federal

Provenance

Christie's, New York, June 16, 1984, lot 417. John Walton, Inc., Griswold and Jewett City, Connecticut, before 1991. Christie's, New York, January 26, 1991, lot 358

Associated names

Christie's
John Walton, Inc.

See also


Bibliography

Christie's, New York, Highly Important American Furniture: The Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Hugh B. Cox, sale cat. (June 16, 1984), 56–57, lot 417, ill.
Christie's, New York, Fine American Furniture, Silver, Folk Art, and Historical Prints, sale cat. (January 26, 1991), 228, lot 358, ill.