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Slant-front desk


Object number

RIF2980

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

42 x 36 x 18 1/2 in. (106.68 x 91.44 x 46.99 cm)

Date

1760–1790

Current location

Unknown

Geography

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

Medium

Maple (primary); chestnut (secondary)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Ruth Bigel Antiques, New York, 1985. Sotheby's, New York, June 23–24, 1993, lot 514

Associated names

Sotheby's

Bibliography

"Ruth Bigel Antiques advertisement," Antiques 127, no. 1 (January 1985): 198.
Sotheby's, New York, Fine Americana, sale cat. (June 23–24, 1993), lot 514, ill.