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From: Anderson Galleries, Important American Furniture: Collected by The Well Known Connoisseur Mr. Herbert Lawton, Boston, Mass., sale cat. (January 06 and 07, 1928) 92, lot 273.
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Slant-front desk


Object number

RIF2043

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Width: 99.06cm (39in.)

Date

1760–1780

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Massachusetts, formerly said to have been made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary)

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Herbert Lawton, Boston, Massachusetts; consigned to The Anderson Gallery, New York, January 6–7, 1928, lot 273

Associated names

Herbert Lawton
American Art Association
Anderson Galleries

Bibliography

Anderson Galleries, New York, Important American Furniture: Collected by the Well Known Connoisseur Mr. Herbert Lawton, sale cat. (January 6–7, 1928), 92, lot 273, ill.