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Slant-front desk


Object number

RIF6307

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height, writing surface: 28 in. (71.12 cm) Width, case: 36 in. (91.44 cm)

Date

1770–90

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Rhode Island, or made in eastern Connecticut
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Cherry (primary); chestnut (secondary)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

John Walton, Inc., Griswold, Connecticut, 1978; sold to an unknown private collection, Connecticut; sold to Peter H. Eaton Antiques, Inc., by 2016; sold to an unknown collection, 2016

Associated names

John Walton, Inc.
Private collection
Peter H. Eaton Antiques, Inc.

Bibliography

"Peter H. Eaton advertisement," Maine Antique Digest (August 2016): 2-CS, ill.