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From: "Newport Historical Society Receives Rare Goddard-Townsend Desk for Fundraiser," Antiques and the Arts Weekly (September 2004): 91
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Slant-front desk


Object number

RIF621

Maker

Maker Unknown

Date

1750–80

Current location

Unknown

Geography

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

Medium

Mahogany

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Newport Historical Society, Rhode Island, 2004

Associated names

Unknown

Notes

Auction held in October 2004 to benefit the Newport Historical Society; donated by an unknown antique dealer; Leigh Keno was auctioneer

Bibliography

"Newport Historical Society Receives Goddard-Townsend Desk for Annual Fund-raiser," Maine Antique Digest (October 2004): 9–A.
"Newport Historical Society Receives Rare Goddard- Townsend Desk for Fundraiser," Antiques and the Arts Weekly (September 10, 2004): 91.