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Slant-front desk


Object number

RIF2449

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

40 1/2 38 20 in. (102.87 96.52 50.8 cm)

Date

1710–40

Current location

National Society of Colonial Dames of America in the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Walnut (primary), pine (secondary)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

William and Mary

Provenance

National Society of Colonial Dames of America in the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, Providence and Middletown

Construction

According to Joseph Ott, the feet and brasses are probably replacements.

Bibliography

Joseph K. Ott, The John Brown House Loan Exhibition of Rhode Island Furniture, exh. cat. (Providence: The Rhode Island Historical Society, 1965), 110–111, no. 69, ill.