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Desk and bookcase


Object number

RIF3420

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

223.52 x 92.075 x 43.815 cm (88 x 36 1/4 x 17 1/4 in.)

Date

1815–1825

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Probably made in, Possibly made in Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Maple (primary); white pine (secondary)

Inscriptions

"W" in chalk on back of each drawer.

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Wayne Pratt, Woodbury, Connecticut, 1983. John Walton, Inc., Griswold and Jewett City, Connecticut; sold by him to Dinah and Stephen Lefkowitz, New York, New York; consigned by them to Northeast Auctions, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, August 4, 2007, lot 675

Associated names

Wayne Pratt, Inc.
John Walton, Inc.
Stephen A. Lefkowitz
Dinah M. Lefkowitz
Northeast Auctions

Bibliography

"Wayne Pratt advertisement," Antiques 123, no. 4 (April 1983): 758, ill.
Northeast Auctions, Hampton and Portsmouth, N.H., Dinah and Stephen Lefkowitz Collection, sale cat. (August 4, 2007), 52–53, lot 675, ill.