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Slant-front desk


Object number

RIF2937

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

35 1/2 x 27 x 13 7/8 in. (90.17 x 68.58 x 35.243 cm)

Date

1740–1780

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in New England, Possibly made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Maple (primary)

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

George S. McKearin (born 1874), New York. Edgar William Garbisch (1899–1979), Cambridge, Maryland; by descent to his wife Bernice Chrysler Garbisch (1907–1979), Cambridge; consigned by her estate to Sotheby Parke Bernet, Inc., New York (sale held at Pokety Farms, Cambridge), May 18–19, and 22, 1980, lot 740

Associated names

George S. McKearin
Bernice Chrysler Garbisch
Edgar William Garbisch
Sotheby Parke Bernet

Bibliography

Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, The Garbisch Collection, Volume Four: Important American Furniture and Related Decorative Arts, sale cat. (May 23–25, 1980), lot 740, ill.