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Lady's desk

Description

Federal inlaid mahogany writing desk with three upper cabinets and four drawers. Drawers have oval shaped pulls stamped with eagles with outstretched wings.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1815
Location of origin
Massachusetts, North Shore
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
brass (alloy)
inlay (process)
mahogany (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
Desk
desks
Federal
inlay (process)
ladies' desks
mahogany (wood)
Dimensions
51 x 19 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.2043
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
170794

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