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Desk and bookcase


Object number

RIF4083

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 236.22 cm (93 in.); Width: 106.68 cm (42 in.)

Date

1760–1780

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Dr. Lloyd Cabot Briggs (1909–1975), Boston, Massachusetts, and Hancock, New Hampshire; consigned by his estate to Robert W. Skinner, Inc., Bolton, Massachusetts, March 25–27, 1976, lot 110

Associated names

Dr. Lloyd Cabot Briggs
Skinner, Inc.

Bibliography

Robert W. Skinner, Inc., Bolton, Mass., Estate Auction: Estate of Dr. Lloyd Cabot Briggs of Boston, Massachusetts, and Hancock, New Hampshire, sale cat. (March 25–27, 1976), lot 110, ill.