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Slant-front desk


Object number

RIF2008

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

105.41 x 104.775 x 57.15cm (41 1/2 x 41 1/4 x 22 1/2in.)

Date

1760–1780

Current location

Private collection

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); pine and yellow poplar (secondary)

Marks

None

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Christie's, New York, June 19, 1996, lot 146; sold to Wayne Pratt, Inc., Woodbury, Connecticut; sold to a private collection, 1996

Associated names

Christie's
Wayne Pratt, Inc.

Bibliography

Christie's, New York, Important American Furniture, Silver, Folk Art, and Decorative Arts, sale cat. (June 19, 1996), 71, lot 146, ill.