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Desk-on-frame


Object number

RIF2556

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Other (Height): 114.3 cm (45 in.) Other (Width): 92.71 cm (36 1/2 in.)

Date

1730–1750

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Massachusetts, Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Walnut

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Mrs. Giles Whiting (née Flora Ettlinger 1881–1971), New York; consigned by her estate to Sotheby Parke Bernet, Inc., New York, April 14–15, 21–22, 1972, lot 427

Associated names

Flora Ettlinger Whiting
Sotheby Parke Bernet

Bibliography

Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, Important American Furniture: Property from the Estate of the Late Mrs. Giles Whiting, New York, sale cat. (April 14–15, 21–22, 1972), 67, lot 427, ill.
"Sotheby Parke Bernet, Inc., advertisement," Antiques 101, no. 3 (April 1972): 627.