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Slant-front desk


Object number

RIF2419

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 116.84 cm (46 in.) Width: 100.965 cm (39 3/4 in.)

Date

1760–1780

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Massachusetts, formerly said to have been made in Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Mahogany (primary)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Louis Richmond, Freehold, New Jersey; sold to Mrs. J. Amory Haskell (1864–1942), New York; consigned by her estate to Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, April 26–29, 1944, lot 717

Associated names

Louis Richmond
Mrs. J. Amory Haskell
Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc.

Bibliography

Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, The Americana Collection of the late Mrs. J. Amory Haskell, Part One, sale cat. (April 26–29, 1944), 210, lot 717, ill.