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Fall-front desk


Object number

RIF3071

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

107.95 x 102.87 x 54.61 cm (42 1/2 x 40 1/2 x 21 1/2 in.)

Date

1770–1790

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Joseph H. Hirshhorn (1899–1981), New York; consigned by him to Sotheby Parke Bernet, Inc., New York, January 27–30, 1982, lot 789

Associated names

Joseph H. Hirshhorn
Sotheby Parke Bernet

Construction

According to the auction catalogue, the case is patched where the hinges broken out.

Bibliography

Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, The American Heritage Auction of Americana, sale cat. (January 27–30, 1982), n.p., lot 789.