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From: Walter A. Dyer, "John Goddard and His Block-Fronts," Antiques 1 (May 1922): 203–208
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Slant-front desk


Object number

RIF6450

Maker

Maker Unknown

Date

1760–80

Current location

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Geography

Made in Massachusetts, formerly said to have been made in Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Mahogany

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1922

Bibliography

Walter A. Dyer, "John Goddard and His Block Fronts," Antiques 1, no. 5 (May 1922): 204, fig. 4.