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Desk Tray

1971.1845AB (RS118436)

Description

Molded edged rectangular tray sits on four knopped feet. Top has two outer oblong grooves, two square cut-outs with applied scalloped brass around edge and red velvet in the bottom. Central "C" handle surmounts a knopped inkwell cover. Bottom of gray covered with brown leather.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1868-1899
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
appliqué (technique)
brass (alloy)
burl veneer
leather
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Written Communication T&E
Descriptive terms
Applied
appliqué (technique)
Brass
brass (alloy)
Burl
burl veneer
desks
leather
Leather
pen trays
Scrolled
scrollwork
TRAY, DESK
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Dimensions
4.5 x 9 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1845AB
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12741

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