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Desk and bookcase


Object number

RIF6658

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

94 1/2 39 1/2 22 1/2 in. (240 100.3 57.2 cm)

Date

1750–1780

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

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

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

"Lower," in chalk, on underside of lowest exterior drawer

Provenance

The Potomack Company, Alexandria, Virginia, February 8, 2020, lot 184

Associated names

The Potomack Company

Bibliography

W. A. Demers, "Potomack Company Doing Well with Contemporary Art," Antiques and the Arts Weekly (February 28, 2020): 46, ill.
"The Potomack Company advertisement," Maine Antique Digest (February 2020): 175, ill.