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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

Style

Chippendale

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.