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Lady's secretary and bookcase


Object number

RIF4556

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

53 36 20 1/2 in. (134.62 91.44 52.07 cm)

Date

1800–1815

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Nantucket, Massachusetts, or made in Providence, Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Mahogany (primary); chestnut (secondary), ivory (knobs and keyhole escutcheons)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Provenance

CRN Auctions, Inc., Cambridge, Massachusetts, October 17, 2009, lot 88. Thomaston Place Auction Galleries, Thomaston, Maine, November 9–10, 2013, lot 195

Associated names

CRN Auctions, Inc.
Thomaston Place Auction Galleries

Bibliography

"CRN Auctions, Inc., October 17, 2009 Auction," https://www.crnauctions.com/trove/lots/listing/09311 (accessed September 18, 2009), lot 88 .
Patricia E. Kane et al., Art and Industry in Early America: Rhode Island Furniture, 1650–1830, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2016), 113n44, 439n5.
"Full Details for Lot 195," http://auctions.thomastonauction.com/asp/fullCatalogue.asp?salelot=309++++++195+&refno=+1004261 (accessed November 17, 2013), lot 195.