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From: "Mahogany Bombe Desk," Antiques 39 (January 1941): 12
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Slant-front desk


Object number

RIF6452

Maker

Maker Unknown

Date

1760–80

Current location

Unknown

Geography

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

Medium

Mahogany

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

"G. CADE," stamped, on back board

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Possibly G. Cade, location unknown. Dr. William S. S. Horton, Lynbrook, Long Island, New York, by 1940

Associated names

G. Cade
Dr. William S. S. Horton

Bibliography

"Mahogany Bombe Desk (ca. 1760)," Antiques 39, no. 1 (January 1941): 12, Frontispiece, ill.