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Slant-front desk


Object number

RIF489

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

106.68 x 93.98 x 49.53 cm (42 x 37 x 19 1/2 in.)

Date

1760–1780

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

John Walton, Inc., Griswold and Jewett City, Connecticut, 1977. Sotheby's, New York, January 17 and 19, 1997, lot 958

Associated names

Sotheby's
John Walton, Inc.

Bibliography

Sotheby's, New York, Important Americana, Furniture, and Folk Art, sale cat. (January 17, 19, 1997), lot 958.