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Slant-front desk


Object number

RIF2429

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 46 1/4 in. (117.475 cm) Width: 41 in. (104.14 cm)

Date

1760–80

Current location

Unknown

Geography

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

Medium

Mahogany (primary)

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Blin W. Page, Skowhegan, Maine by 1945; consigned to Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, January 26–27, 1945, lot 262

Associated names

Blin W. Page
Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc.

Bibliography

Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, New England Furniture and Decorations (1680-1820): Property of Blin W. Page, Skowhegan, Maine, sale cat. (January 26–27, 1945), 93, lot 262, ill.