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Desk-on-frame


Object number

RIF2423

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 39 1/2 in. (100.33 cm) Width: 35 in. (88.9 cm)

Date

1750–1770

Current location

Unknown

Geography

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

Mahogany

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, January 12–13, 1945, lot 165

Associated names

Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc.

Bibliography

Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, Important Early American Furniture and Decorations: Property of Mrs. J. Ramsay Hunt, New York; Estate of the Late Juliet Wyman Ernst, Montague, Mass.; James L. Hutchinson, New York; and other owners, sale cat. (January 11–13, 1945), 25, lot 165, ill.