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Lot 6057: BENJAMIN FAMILY QUEEN ANNE CARVED CHERRYWOOD SLANT-FRONT DESK-ON-FRAME, STRATFORD, CONNECTICUT, CIRCA 1760 |
January 21, 2017
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: bearing a label inscribed This desk belonged to Philip Benjamin son of John & Mary (Smith) Benjamin of Stratford Conn. m. Prudence dau[ghter] of Rev. Richardson Minor June 1752 / He was born May 1729 died - 1775 / Reference Orcutt Vol II History of Stratford and Bridgeport.
Refinished. Patch repair to top of case opposite lockplate. case width: 23 1/2 inches case depth: 15 1/2 inches
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Provenance: David Stockwell, Wilmington, Delaware.
Dimensions: Height 42 in. by Width 25 1/2 in. by Depth 16 1/4 in.