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Slant-front desk


Object number

RIF3109

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

104.14 x 91.44 x 48.26 cm (41 x 36 x 19 in.)

Date

1760–1790

Current location

Unknown

Geography

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

Medium

Maple (primary)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Sotheby's, New York, June 17–18, 1997, lot 184

Associated names

Sotheby's

Construction

According to the Sotheby's catalogue, the slant-front is probably replaced.

Bibliography

Sotheby's, New York, Important Americana, sale cat. (June 17–18, 1997), lot 184, ill.