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Slant-front desk


Object number

RIF6735

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

41 42 23 1/2 in. (104.1 106.7 59.7 cm)

Date

1780–1800

Current location

Private collection

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); pine and cedar (secondary)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

"B," in graphite, on exterior back of second exterior drawer; illegible letter, in graphite, on exterior back of another exterior drawer; "A" through "D," in chalk, on small interior drawer backs and interior front corners

Provenance

Wayne Pratt, Inc., Woodbury, Connecticut, 1993; sold to a private collection; consigned to Brunk Auctions, Asheville, North Carolina, February 11–13, 2021, lot 1030

Associated names

Wayne Pratt, Inc.
Brunk Auctions