FEDERAL TAMBOUR DESK MADE BY EBENEZER KNOWLTON

Labeled by Ebenezer Knowlton (1769-1810)
Boston   Circa 1800

Primary Wood: Mahogany
Secondary Wood: White Pine

Height: 46 inches
Width: 40 7/8 inches
Depth: 18 3/8 inches

Reference: This desk is the subject of an article by Thomas Ormsbee entitled “A New Boston Worker Identified; Ebenezer Knowlton, Was Cabinetmaker from 1796 to 1810…” in the American Collector, December 5, 1933, pages 1 and 10.

Provenance: Mrs. Stephen W. Miller; sold at Anderson Galleries, Inc., American Art Association, Sale 3927, December 19, 1931, New York.

Item Number: 6914