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From: Cinnamon Hill, advertisement, Antiques 131 (Mar. 1987): 506
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Desk and bookcase


Object number

RIF1892

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

236.221 x 105.41 x 55.88 cm (93 x 41 1/2 x 22 in.); Writing height: 82.55 cm (32 1/2 in.)

Date

1760–1790

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Providence, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); chestnut (secondary)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Possibly "Boto" in graphite on the inside of the bottom board, probably to indicate "Bottom."

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Cinnamon Hill, Franklin, Tennessee, 1987

Associated names

Cinnamon Hill

Bibliography

"Cinnamon Hill Antiques advertisement," Antiques 131, no. 3 (March 1987): 506, ill.