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Slant-front desk


Object number

RIF2426

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Other (Height): 107.95 cm (42 1/2 in.) Other (Width): 106.68 cm (42 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)

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Morris Schwartz, New York. Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, January 11–13, 1945, lot 574

Associated names

Morris Schwartz
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), 119, lot 574, ill.