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Desk and bookcase


Object number

RIF2829

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Overall: 214.63 x 90.805 x 45.72 cm (84 1/2 x 35 3/4 x 18 in.)

Date

1740–1780

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Maple

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

According to the Sotheby Parke Bernet sale catalogue, the desk and bookcase is accompanied by a note indicating that it descended in the family of the Rev. Simon Bradstreet of Charlestown, Massachusetts.

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Rev. Simon Bradstreet (1671–1741), Charlestown, Massachusetts. Sotheby Parke Bernet, Inc., New York, November 27–30 and December 1, 1979, lot 1241

Associated names

Rev. Simon Bradstreet
Sotheby Parke Bernet

Bibliography

Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, The American Heritage Auction of Americana, Volume Two, sale cat. (November 27–December 1, 1979), lot 1241, ill.