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Desk [no illustration]


Object number

RIF4306

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

90.17 x 51.435 x 50.8 cm (35 1/2 x 20 1/4 x 20 in.)

Date

1790–1800

Current location

The Rhode Island Historical Society

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Walnut, cherry, pine and sandalwood

Inscriptions

"This desk belonged to Moses Eddy, b. at Johnston, RI, 1766 & died at Providence, 1823," on paper in desk

Style

Federal

Provenance

Moses Eddy (1766–1823), Providence, Rhode Island. Mrs. Fleetwood Lanneau (née Ella Carrington, born 1870); given by her to the Rhode Island Historical Society, Providence, 1961

Associated names

Moses Eddy
Ella Carrington Lanneau