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Slant-front desk


Object number

RIF2787

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Overall: 104.14 x 91.44 x 44.45 cm (41 x 36 x 17 1/2 in.)

Date

1770–1790

Current location

Unknown

Geography

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

Medium

Maple (primary)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Thomas George Harzard, Jr., (born 1862); by descent to his son, George Borden Hazard; by descent to his daughter, Mrs. William H. Cotton (née Elizabeth Clark Hazard); by descent to her son, William H. Cotton, Jr.; by descent to his wife, Mildred Massey Cotton; consigned by her to Sotheby's, New York, January 28–30, 1988, lot 1811

Associated names

Sotheby's
Thomas George Hazard Jr.
George Borden Hazard
Elizabeth Clark Hazard Cotton
William H. Cotton, Jr.
Mildred Massey Cotton

Bibliography

Sotheby's, New York, Important Americana, sale cat. (January 28–30, 1988), lot 1811, ill.