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Desk and bookcase


Object number

RIF3518

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

209.55 x 96.52 x 52.07 cm (82 1/2 x 38 x 20 1/2 in.)

Date

1785–1800

Current location

Unknown

Geography

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

Medium

Cherry

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Sarah Niles, before 1998; consigned by her to Christie's, New York, October 8, 1998, lot 45

Associated names

Sarah Niles
Christie's

Bibliography

Christie's, New York, Important American Furniture, Folk Art, and Decorative Arts, sale cat. (October 8, 1998), 42, lot 45, ill.