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Desk and bookcase


Object number

RIF2339

Maker

Maker Unknown
Maker, formerly attributed to John Goddard, American, 1723–1785

Dimensions

99 43 25 1/2 in. (251.461 109.22 64.77 cm)

Date

1760–80

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); white pine, chestnut (secondary)

Provenance

Plaza Gallery, New York, February 1, 1979, lot 218. Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, September 26, 1981, lot 411

Associated names

Powel family
Elizabeth Hare Powel Campbell Olney
Plaza Fine Art Auctioneers
Sotheby's

Bibliography

Plaza Fine Art Auctioneers, New York, Important Americana, sale cat. (February 1, 1979), 29, lot 218, ill.
Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, Fine Americana, sale cat. (September 26, 1981), lot 411, ill.