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Desk and bookcase


Object number

RIF5533

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 105 in. (266.7 cm) Width: 36 in. (91.44 cm)

Date

1740–50

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany with light wood inlay

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Cornelius C. Moore (1885–1970), Newport, Rhode Island; consigned by his estate to Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, October 30, 1971, lot 154

Associated names

Cornelius C. Moore
Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc.

See also


Bibliography

Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, Important American Furniture: Property from the Estate of the Late Cornelius C. Moore, sale cat. (October 30, 1971), 58–59, lot 154, ill.
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), 209n5, 239n1.