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Slant-front desk


Object number

RIF2963

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

37 x 36 x 18 1/2 in. (93.98 x 91.44 x 46.99 cm)

Date

1770–1790

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Probably made in Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Maple (primary)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

bracket feet, Chippendale

Provenance

Aaron Burr (1756–1836). Dr. John E. Stillwell. Sotheby's, New York, January 29, 1995, lot 315

Associated names

Aaron Burr
Dr. John E. Stillwell
Alexander Hamilton McNear
Sotheby's

Construction

Feet reduced in height

Bibliography

Sotheby's, New York, Americana and Decorative Arts: The Property of The New-York Historical Society, sale cat. (January 29, 1995), lot 315, ill.