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Slant-front desk


Object number

RIF3366

Maker

Maker attributed Thomas White, 1696 - 1788

Dimensions

41 1/2 x 40 1/2 x 21 in. (105.41 x 102.87 x 53.34 cm)

Date

1756–1766

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Perquimans County, North Carolina
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Walnut (primary); yellow poplar and yellow pine (secondary)

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Private collection in 1999

Bibliography

John Bivins, "Rhode Island Influence in the Work of Two North Carolina Cabinetmakers," American Furniture (1999): 82, fig. 2.
Robert A. Leath, "Many Hands, Many Voices: Southern Furniture at MESDA," Antiques 171, no. 1 (January 2007): fig. 4.