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From: Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc. The William Randolph Hearst Collection, Part II: Early American Furniture, Historical Blue Staffordshire November 17, 18 and 19, 1938, sale no.64, lot 520, 177.
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Desk and bookcase


Object number

RIF4391

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 226.06 cm (89 in.); Width: 101.6 cm (40 in.)

Date

1780–1800

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Probably made in Massachusetts, Possibly made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); satinwood (secondary)

Style

Hepplewhite

Provenance

William Randolph Hearst (1863–1951), San Francisco, California; consigned by him to Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, November 17–19, 1938, lot 520

Associated names

Hyman Kaufman
American Art Association
Anderson Galleries
William Randolph Hearst
Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc.

Bibliography

American Art Association and Anderson Galleries, New York, American Furniture: Property of Hyman Kaufman, Boston, Mass., Part I, sale cat. (April 12–14, 1934), Lot 458, 112-3.
Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, The William Hearst Collection, Part II: Early American Furniture and Historical Staffordshire Ware, sale cat. (November 17–19, 1938), 176–77, lot 520, ill.