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Slant-front desk


Object number

RIF3042

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

102.87 x 91.123 x 49.848 cm (40 1/2 x 35 7/8 x 19 5/8 in.)

Date

1760-1780

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

George Lysle; consigned by his estate to Sotheby's, New York, January 28, 30 and 31, 1994, lot 1320. Sotheby's, January 16–17, 1999, lot 817

Associated names

George Lysle
Sotheby's

See also


Bibliography

Sotheby's, New York, Fine Americana, sale cat. (January 28, 30–31, 1994), lot 1320, ill.
Sotheby's, New York, Important Americana, Furniture, and Folk Art, sale cat. (January 16–17, 1999), 305, lot 817, ill.