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From: Wayne Pratt Antiques, advertisement, Antiques 131( March 1987): 535
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Desk and bookcase


Object number

RIF4544

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

208.28 x 96.52 x 47.625 cm (82 x 38 x 18 3/4 in.)

Date

1760-1780

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Maple (primary); chestnut (secondary)

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

DeWolf family, Bristol, Rhode Island; by descent in the West family. Christie's, New York, June 16, 1984, lot 328. Christie's, January 24, 1987, lot 258. Wayne Pratt, Inc., Marlboro, Massachusetts, 1987

Associated names

DeWolf family of Bristol, Rhode Island
West family
Christie's
Wayne Pratt, Inc.

Bibliography

Christie's, New York, Fine American Furniture, Silver, and Decorative Arts, sale cat. (June 16, 1984), 124–25, lot 328, ill.
Christie's, New York, Fine American Furniture, Silver, Folk Art, and Decorative Arts, sale cat. (January 24, 1987), 108–109, lot 258, ill.
"Wayne Pratt, Inc., advertisement," Antiques 131, no. 8 (March 1987): 535.