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Slant-front desk


Object number

RIF2523

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

106.045 x 99.06 x 55.88 cm (41 3/4 x 39 x 22 in.)

Date

1760–1790

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary)

Inscriptions

"Townsend[?]," in graphite, on underside of bottom board

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Christie's, New York, January 16–17, 2003, lot 305

Associated names

Christie's

Bibliography

Lita Solis-Cohen, "Americana at Christie's," Maine Antique Digest (March 2003): 10–E, ill.
Christie's, New York, Important American Furniture, Silver, Prints, Scrimshaw, and Folk Art, sale cat. (January 16–17, 2003), 173, lot 305, ill.