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Lady's secretary and bookcase


Object number

RIF4556

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

134.62 x 91.44 x 52.07 cm (53 x 36 x 20 1/2 in.)

Date

1800-1815

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Nantucket, Massachusetts, or made in Providence, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); chestnut (secondary), ivory (knobs and keyhole escutcheons)

Style

Sheraton

Provenance

CRN Auctions, Inc., Cambridge, Massachusetts, October 17, 2009, lot 88

Associated names

CRN Auctions, Inc.

Bibliography

"CRN Auctions, Inc., October 17, 2009 Auction," www.crnauctions.com/ (accessed September 18, 2009), lot 88 : Diminutive Sheraton mahogany blind-door, 2-part secretary .
Patricia E. Kane et al., Art and Industry in Early America: Rhode Island Furniture, 1650–1830, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2016), 113n44.