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Photo: Courtesy Winterthur Museum and Country Estate, Del., 1957.0885 C
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Desk and bookcase


Object number

RIF724

Maker

Maker, attributed to Nathan Lombard, American, 1777?1847

Dimensions

92 1/2 41 1/4 20 1/2 in. (234.951 104.775 52.07 cm)

Date

1800–1810

Current location

Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library

Geography

Made in Massachusetts, formerly said to have been made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Cherry (primary); white pine (secondary); mahogany, light, and dark woods inlay

Style

Hepplewhite, Federal

Provenance

Henry F. du Pont (1880–1969), Winterthur, Delaware; given to Winterthur Museum, Delaware

Associated names

Wheelwright family
Henry Francis du Pont

Bibliography

Charles F. Montgomery, American Furniture: The Federal Period, 1788–1825 (New York: Viking Press, 1966), 221, no. 177, Accession no. 57.885; details on p.31, fig. 64 and p.35, figs. 103, 108, ill.