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Photo: Courtesy The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond. Gift of Floyd D. and Anne C. Gottwald, 2002.559 Photo: Katherine Wetzel © Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
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Bureau table


Object number

RIF109

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

83.185 x 92.71 x 53.34 cm (32 3/4 x 36 1/2 x 21 in.)

Date

1765–1785

Current location

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); white pine, birch, and chestnut (secondary)

Marks

None

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Ethel M. Wilson and Thomas A. Wilson, Richmond, Virginia. Museum of Fine Arts, Virginia, Richmond, 2003

Associated names

Thomas A. Wilson
Ethel M. Wilson

Bibliography

"VMA Acquires Still Life, Rare Desk," Antiques and the Arts Weekly (March 7, 2003): 18, ill.