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From: American Art Association, Anderson Galleries, Inc. The Francis Shaw Collection of American Furniture and Decorationssale cat. (December 12-14 1934) 155, lot 452.
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Desk and bookcase


Object number

RIF2130

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Other (Height): 243.841cm (96in.) Other (Width): 129.54cm (51in.)

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

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Francis Shaw (1854–1935), Wayland, Massachusetts; by descent in his family; consigned to American Art Association Anderson Galleries, New York, December 12–14, 1935, lot 472

Associated names

Francis Shaw

Bibliography

American Art Association and Anderson Galleries, New York, The Francis Shaw Collection of American Furniture and Decorations, sale cat. (December 12–14, 1935), 154–55, lot 472, ill.