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Slant-front desk


Object number

RIF2592

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

42 in. (106.68 cm) Width: 36 1/2 in. (92.71 cm)

Date

1785–1805

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Maple (primary)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Mrs. L. Wister Randolph, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, and Narragansett, Rhode Island, before 1974; consigned by her to Sotheby Parke Bernet, Inc., New York, November 12–17, 1974, lot 391

Associated names

Mrs. L. Wister Randolph
Sotheby Parke Bernet

Bibliography

Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, The American Heritage Society Auction of Americana, sale cat. (November 12–16, 1974), 391, lot 1450, ill.