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Slant-front desk


Object number

RIF1863

Maker

Maker Unknown
Maker, formerly attributed to John Carlile, Jr., American, 1762?1832, active 1781?1830
Maker, formerly attributed to Thomas Howard, Jr., 1774?1833
Alternate name(s): Thomas Howard

Dimensions

43 40 3/4 21 1/2 in. (109.22 103.505 54.61 cm)

Date

1785–1800

Current location

Unknown

Geography

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

Medium

Mahogany (primary)

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Christie's, New York, June 22, 1994, lot 272

Associated names

Christie's

Bibliography

Christie's, New York, Important American Furniture, Silver, Folk Art, and Decorative Arts, sale cat. (June 22, 1994), 164, lot 272, ill.