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Desk-on-frame


Object number

RIF1739

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

36 x 30 1/2 x 13 1/2 in. (91.44 x 77.47 x 34.29 cm)

Date

1750–1760

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Maple

Inscriptions

A plaque on the desk contains provenance information: "This desk belonged to/Hezekiah Murdock B. Jun 30, 1776/5 days a British subject/ d. 1864 in Whitingham, VT./2nd - His grandson Chas.WM.Bond 1834-88/3rd Frank M. Hawes 1850-1941 Nephew/of the Latter."

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Hezekiah Murdock (1776–1864), Whitingham, Vermont; by descent to his grandson, Charles William Bond (1834–1888); by descent to his nephew, Frank M. Hawes (1850–1941). Israel Sack, Inc., New York, 1985

Associated names

Hezekiah Murdock
Charles William Bond
Frank M. Hawes
Israel Sack, Inc.

Bibliography

American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1989), vol. 8, p. 2237, P5764, ill.