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From: Joseph T. Butler, American Furniture (London: Triune Books, 1973), 21.
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Slant-front desk


Object number

RIF5812

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

41 1/4 34 1/2 20 in. (104.78 87.63 50.8 cm)

Date

1700–1730

Current location

Historic Hudson Valley

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Maple and walnut veneer

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

William and Mary

Provenance

Historic Hudson Valley, Tarrytown, New York, by 1958

Bibliography

Helen Comstock, American Furniture: Seventeenth, Eighteenth, and Nineteenth Century Styles (New York: Viking Press, 1962), fig. 94.
Joseph T. Butler, American Furniture from the First Colonies to World War I (London: Triune Books, 1973), 21, ill.