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Desk and bookcase


Object number

RIF6520

Maker

Maker Unknown
Maker, possibly by Jacob Mott, worked 1759

Dimensions

85 in. (215.9 cm)

Date

1730–50

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Possibly made in Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Maple

Inscriptions

"J. Mott / 1737," inscribed, on one desk drawer

Style

William and Mary

Provenance

Freeman's, Philadelphia, August 9, 2017, lot 191

Associated names

Freeman's

Bibliography

"Freeman's the Collector's Sale Runs Gamut of Specialist Departments," Antiques and the Arts Weekly (August 11, 2017): 24, ill.
"The Collector's Sale, Sale 158, Lot 191, Freeman's," http://auctions.freemansauction.com/auction-lot-detail/William%2Dand%2DMary%2Dmaple%2Dsecretary%2C%2DPossibly%2DRhode%2DIsland%2C%2D18t/1580+++++191+/++974391 (accessed August 5, 2017), website.