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Slant-front desk


Object number

RIF262

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

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

Date

1760–80

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.