What Do You Know About Antique Secretary Desk By The Goddard And Townsend Families

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What Do You Know About Antique Secretary Desk By The Goddard And Townsend Families

The Goddard Townsend Antique Secretary Desk is a piece of 18th century furniture made by John Goddard. Take a quiz and learn about this cabinet maker.


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  • 1. 
    John Goddard was an American cabinet maker, he was born in?
    • A. 

      1654

    • B. 

      1767

    • C. 

      1725

    • D. 

      1724

  • 2. 
    He was famed for his antique exquisite furniture designs, he died in the year?
    • A. 

      1720

    • B. 

      1788

    • C. 

      1756

    • D. 

      1785

  • 3. 
    John Goddard came from a family famed for contributing to the extensive body of New England Furniture, the family called?
    • A. 

      Antique

    • B. 

      Quakers

    • C. 

      Furniture

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    John Goddard was primarily associated with the development of?
    • A. 

      Block front

    • B. 

      Design

    • C. 

      Furniture

    • D. 

      A and B Only

  • 5. 
    He built a piece six-shell mahogany desk-bookcase and made for the merchant named?
    • A. 

      Henry Ford

    • B. 

      Alan Smith

    • C. 

      Nicholas Brown

    • D. 

      John Jacob Astor

  • 6. 
    John Goddard built six-shell mahogany has the height of?
    • A. 

      121 inches

    • B. 

      111 inches

    • C. 

      112 inches

    • D. 

      122 inches

  • 7. 
    The six-shell mahogany was a record sale in the year?
    • A. 

      1995

    • B. 

      1989

    • C. 

      1990

    • D. 

      1998

  • 8. 
    The Brown family sold the furniture to Harold Sack for?
    • A. 

      10,000,000

    • B. 

      11,000,000

    • C. 

      12,000,000

    • D. 

      12,100,000

  • 9. 
    It remains the highest prices to pay for a furniture at an action at the?
    • A. 

      Ebay auction

    • B. 

      Price auction

    • C. 

      Boyce auction

    • D. 

      Christie’s auction

  • 10. 
    Time magazine reported that since the sale of the Newport desk, Kindel future of Grand Rapids has booked orders for 110 replicas at $19,000 in the year?
    • A. 

      1992

    • B. 

      1990

    • C. 

      1996

    • D. 

      1993