Very Fine and Rare Queen Anne Cedarwood Slant-Front Desk, attributed to Christopher Townsend, Newport, Rhode Island, circa 1750
John C. R. Tompkins, Millbrook, New York.
Erik Gronning and Amy Coes, "The Early Work of John Townsend in the Christopher Townsend Shop Tradition," American Furniture 2013, ed. Luke Beckerdite, (Milwaukee, WI: Chipstone Foundation, 2013), p.22, fig. 47.