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Slant-front desk


Object number

RIF6346

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

42 38 1/2 22 in. (106.68 97.79 55.88 cm)

Date

1760–80

Current location


Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); yellow poplar and pine (secondary)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

"This desk is the property of Eliza Greene Chace 20 days Aunt M. H. Chace (Phall[?])," written, on paper label on a lower interior drawer

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Eliza Greene Chace, probably Rhode Island. A Savannah, Georgia, collection; consigned to Brunk Auctions, Asheville, North Carolina, January 27–28, 2017, lot 577 (unsold); Brunk Auctions, Asheville, North Carolina, May 19–20, 2017, lot 961

Associated names

Eliza Greene Chace
Brunk Auctions

Bibliography

Brunk Auctions, Asheville, N.C., Brunk Auctions, sale cat. (May 19–20, 2017), 86, lot 961, ill.
Brunk Auctions, Asheville, N.C., Brunk Auctions, sale cat. (January 27–28, 2017), 60, lot 577, ill.