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Slant-front desk


Object number

RIF4636

Maker

Maker Unknown
Maker possibly by Job Townsend, Jr., 1726 - 1778

Dimensions

106.045 x 106.045 x 57.785 cm (41 3/4 x 41 3/4 x 22 3/4 in.)

Date

1750-1770

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Mahogany (primary)

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

A Rhode Island family; consigned by them to Christie's, New York, January 21, 2000, lot 150

Associated names

Rhode Island family
Christie's

See also


Bibliography

Christie's, New York, Important American Furniture, Silver, Prints, Folk Art, and Decorative Arts, sale cat. (January 21, 2000), 120–121, lot 150.