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Slant-front desk


Object number

RIF3551

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

107.315 x 101.6 x 59.055 cm (42 1/4 x 40 x 23 1/4 in.)

Date

1780–1810

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Mahogany

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Captain Daniel Stillwell (1747–1805), Providence, Rhode Island; by descent to Samuel Young Atwell (1796–1844), Providence; by descent to Edwin Metcalf (1823–1894); by descent to C. W. Clapp (1863–1917), Providence. Skinner, Inc., Bolton, Massachusetts, June 7, 1998, lot 118

Associated names

Captain Daniel Stillwell
Samuel Young Atwell
Edwin Metcalf
C. W. Clapp
Skinner, Inc.

Bibliography

Skinner, Inc., Bolton, Mass., American Furniture and Decorative Arts, sale cat. (June 7, 1998), 38, lot 118, ill.