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Fall-front desk


Object number

RIF3097

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

105.41 x 107.95 x 62.865 cm (41 1/2 x 42 1/2 x 24 3/4 in.)

Date

1780-1800

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Massachusetts, or made in Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Mahogany

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Joe Kindig, Jr., and Son, York, Pennsylvania. Sotheby's, New York, January 30 and February 2, 1991, lot 1445

Associated names

Joe Kindig, Jr., and Son
Sotheby's

Construction

According to the Sotheby's auction catalogue, there is restoration to plain drawers of the interior, the pierced brackets are replaced, and there is a repair to the back of the front leg.

Bibliography

Sotheby's, New York, Important Americana, sale cat. (January 30 and February 2, 1991), lot 1445, ill.