American Decorative Arts

Kneehole desk

ca. 1890

Mahogany

31 1/2 x 38 x 20 3/8 inches
Gift of de Lancey Kountze, B.A. 1899
1939.559
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Furniture
Geography: 
Made in United States of America
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Milo S. King, Manager, Fort Ticonderoga, NY; in exchange for 9 objects in the deLancey Kountze Collection.

Bibliography: 

Judith Bernstein et al., The Eye of the Beholder: Fakes, Replicas, and Alterations in American Art, ed. Gerald W. R. Ward, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1977), 15, fig. 3.

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