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Desk and bookcase


Object number

RIF4765

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 85 in. (215.9 cm)

Date

1760-1780

Current location

Preservation Society of Newport County

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Dr. David King (1812–1882) Newport, Rhode Island; by descent to Gwendolen Ella Rives (née Armstrong, 1911–1972), Newport; bequeathed to the Preservation Society of Newport County, 1972

Associated names

Dr. David King
Gwendolen Ella Rives