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From: Eleanore Bradford Monahan, "Providence Cabinetmaker of the Eighteenth and Early 19th Centuries," Antiques 87 (May 1965): 574, fig. 4
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Fall-front desk


Object number

RIF4706

Maker

Maker: attributed to James Halyburton, active 1790 to at least 1823
Maker: formerly attributed to Allie Burton, worked 1796

Dimensions

Unknown

Date

1796

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Warren, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary)

Style

Federal

Provenance

According to a family inventory, made for James Wheaton Brayton (1757–1832) Warren, Rhode Island, 1796. Mrs. Paul W. Fletcher, by 1965

Associated names

James Wheaton Brayton
Collection of Mrs. Paul W. Fletcher

Bibliography

Eleanore Bradford Monahon, "Providence Cabinetmakers of the Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries," Antiques 87, no. 5 (May 1965): 574, 577, fig. 4.