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Slant-front desk


Object number

RIF602

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

42 1/2 37 1/2 in. (107.95 95.25 cm) Writing height: 32 in. (81.28 cm)

Date

1785–1805

Current location

Private collection

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Maple (exterior); mahogany (interior); pine (drawer linings)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

"A" through "F," in chalk, on exterior backs of the blocked interior drawers; "A" through "D," in chalk, on exterior backs of exterior drawers

Provenance

The Morris House, Stamford, Connecticut, 1967. Private collection, 2021

Associated names

Morris House

Bibliography

"The Morris House advertisement," Antiques 92, no. 5 (November 1967): 654.