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Photo: Courtesy The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond. Gift of Floyd D. and Anne C. Gottwald, 2002.559 Photo: Katherine Wetzel © Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
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Bureau table


Object number

RIF109

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

32 3/4 36 1/2 21 in. (83.185 92.71 53.34 cm)

Date

1765–85

Current location

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); white pine, birch, and chestnut (secondary)

Marks

None

Inscriptions

Unknown

Provenance

Ethel M. Wilson and Thomas A. Wilson, Richmond, Virginia. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, 2002

Associated names

Thomas A. Wilson
Ethel M. Wilson

Bibliography

"VMA Acquires Still Life, Rare Desk," Antiques and the Arts Weekly (March 7, 2003): 18, ill.
Susan Jensen Rawles, Collecting for the Commonwealth: Preserving for the Nation, exh. cat. (Richmond, Va.: Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 2018), 52, no. 32, ill.