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Slant-front desk


Object number

RIF2502

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 115.57 cm (45 1/2 in.); Width: 121.92 cm (48 in.)

Date

1740–1760

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Bristol, Rhode Island, or possibly made in Essex, Massachusetts
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Walnut, light and dark wood inlay (primary)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Cornelius C. Moore (1885–1970), Newport, Rhode Island; consigned by his estate to Parke Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, October 30, 1971, lot; consigned by his estate to Sotheby Parke-Bernet, New York, May 19–20, 1972, lot 412. Sotheby Parke Bernet Inc., May 16, 18, and 19, 1973, lot 392

Associated names

Cornelius C. Moore
Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc.
Sotheby Parke Bernet

Bibliography

Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, Important American Furniture: Property from the Estate of the Late Cornelius C. Moore, sale cat. (October 30, 1971), 37–38, lot 119.
Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, Important American Furniture, sale cat. (May 19–20, 1972), 78–79, lot 412, ill.
Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, Americana: Important Furniture, American Furniture, American Historical Prints and Chinese Export Porcelatin, sale cat. (May 16, 18–19, 1973), 93, lot 392, ill.