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Slant-front desk


Object number

RIF4099

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 41 1/2 in. (105.41 cm) Width: 34 1/2 in. (87.63 cm)

Date

1720–1740

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in, Possibly made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Walnut (primary); butternut, chestnut (secondary)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Provenance

Collings and Collings, New York. Mrs. J. Insley Blair (née Natalie Knowlton, 1884–1951), New York, and Tuxedo Park, New York; consigned by her estate to Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, January 22–23, 1954, lot 366

Associated names

Natalie Knowlton Blair
Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc.
Collings and Collings

Bibliography

Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, Important American and English 18th Century Furniture and Decorations, All From Private Owners Including Estates of the Late Mrs. J. Insley Blair, Mrs. Franklin Baker, Jr. and from Mrs. Alfred McVitty, Marcel H. Steiglitz, sale cat. (January 22–23, 1954), 83, lot 366, ill.