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Slant-front desk


Object number

RIF2159

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Other (Length): 101.6 cm (40 in.) Other (Depth): 52.07 cm (20 1/2 in.) Other (Height, to lid): 74.93 cm (29 1/2 in.)

Date

1760–1780

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Israel Sack, Inc., New York, 1942 and 1958. Mr. Edward H. Tevriz (1902–1968) and Mrs. Edward H. Tevriz (née Eulalia Crum Blair), New York, by 1966. Sotheby's, New York, January 21–22, 2000, lot 700

Associated names

Israel Sack, Inc.
Mr. Edward H. Tevriz
Mrs. Edward H. Tevriz

Bibliography

"Israel Sack, Inc., advertisement," Antiques 39, no. 1 (January 1942): 14.
Albert Sack, Fine Points of Furniture: Early American (New York: Crown Publishers, 1950), 146, ill.
American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1989), vol. 1, p. 44, no. 136.
Helen Comstock, "American Furniture in the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Edward H. Tevriz," Antiques 89, no. 2 (February 1966): 257.
Sotheby's, New York, Important Americana, sale cat. (January 21–22, 2000), 365, lot 700, ill.