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From: Anderson Galleries, Eighteenth Century American Furniture Sold by Order of Morris Berry Plainville, Connecticut, sale cat. (November 9 and 10, 1928) frontispiece, lot 189.
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Desk and bookcase


Object number

RIF2062

Maker

Maker Unknown
Maker formerly attributed John Goddard, 1723/24–1785

Dimensions

Other (Height): 213.36cm (84in.) Other (Width): 109.22cm (43in.)

Date

1760–1780

Current location

Unknown

Geography

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

Mahogany

Inscriptions

"John Stanton Marston" in ink on one of the secret drawers

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Morris Berry (ca. 1886–after 1940), Plainville, Connecticut; consigned to American Art Association Anderson Galleries, New York, November 9–10, 1928, lot 189

Associated names

Morris Berry
Anderson Galleries

Notes

Catalogued in 1928 as Rhode Island

Bibliography

Anderson Galleries, New York, Eighteenth Century American Furniture Sold By Order of Morris Berry, Plainville, Connecticut, sale cat. (November 9–10, 1928), 76, lot 189, fig. frontispiece.