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Photo: Courtesy Ralph Carpenter Papers, Joseph Downs Manuscript Library, Winterthur Museum and Country Estate, Del.
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Desk and bookcase


Object number

RIF299

Maker

Maker Unknown

Date

1765–90

Current location

Private collection

Geography

Probably made in Providence, Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Mahogany (primary); cherry and pine (secondary)

Marks

None

Inscriptions

llegible initials, in India ink, on one loper

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Private collection