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Desk-on-frame


Object number

RIF465

Maker

Maker Unknown

Date

1740–1760

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Possibly made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Walnut

Provenance

Mrs. Giles Whiting (née Flora Ettlinger, 1881–1971), New York; consigned by her estate to Sotheby Parke Bernet, Inc., New York, April 14–15 and April 21–22, 1972, lot 427

Associated names

Flora Ettlinger Whiting

Bibliography

Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, Important American Furniture: Property from the Estate of the Late Mrs. Giles Whiting, New York, sale cat. (April 14–15, 21–22, 1972), 67, lot 427.
"Sotheby Parke Bernet, Inc., advertisement," Antiques 101, no. 3 (April 1972): 627, ill.