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Slant-front desk


Object number

RIF262

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 108.585 cm (42 3/4 in.); Height, writing surface: 78.105cm (30 3/4 in.); Width: 91.44 cm (36 in.); Depth: 50.165 cm (19 3/4 in.)

Date

1760–1780

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Probably made in Providence, Rhode Island
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Medium

Cherry (primary); chestnut (secondary)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Israel Sack, Inc., New York, 1972

Associated names

Israel Sack, Inc.

Bibliography

American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1989), vol. 4, p. 896, no. P3658, ill.