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From: "Lynda D. Peters advertisement," Antiques 125 (January 1984): 144
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Slant-front desk


Object number

RIF520

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

42 36 29 3/4 in. (106.68 91.44 75.565 cm)

Date

1790–1810

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Portsmouth, Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Cherry (primary); chestnut and pine (secondary)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Lynda D. Peters, 1984

Associated names

Lynda D. Peters

Construction

The brasses are marked "H. J." The rear brackets on the back feet are rabbeted to fit in slots in the sides of the rear feet.

Bibliography

"Lynda D. Peters advertisement," Antiques 125, no. 1 (January 1984): 144.