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Slant-front desk


Object number

RIF1643

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

43 38 20 in. (109.22 96.52 50.8 cm) Height (writing level): 31 1/4 in. (79.375 cm)

Date

1750–80

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); cedar (secondary)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Provenance

Israel Sack, Inc., New York, 1970

Associated names

Israel Sack, Inc.

Bibliography

American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1989), vol. 3, p. 594, 1360, ill.