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Slant-front desk


Object number

RIF2529

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Overall: 109.22 x 101.6 x 57.785 cm (43 x 40 x 22 3/4 in.)

Date

1755–1775

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Probably made in Providence, Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Mahogany (primary)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Lynwood L. Watson (1935–2003), Manchester, Connecticut; consigned by him to Sotheby's, New York, June 27–28, 1990, lot 388

Associated names

Lynwood L. Watson
Christie's

Notes

catalog entry, Sotheby's 27 and 28 June 1990

Bibliography

Sotheby's, New York, Fine American Furniture, Folk Art, Folk Paintings, and Silver, sale cat. (June 27–28, 1990), lot 388, ill.