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Desk and bookcase

1958.223 (RS33374)

Description

Ogee bracket feet, four graduated drawer, slant lid, interior consists of open lower section, upper section of central door flanked by single drawers below two pigeonholes and pair of drawers.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1765-1800
Location of origin
Newport, Rhode Island, New England
Associated Building
Used At Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.). Original to Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
birch (wood)
eastern white pine (wood)
mahogany (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Newport county (Rhode Island) [county]
Rhode Island (United States)
Descriptive terms
birch (wood)
Chippendale
desks
eastern white pine (wood)
mahogany (wood)
Secretary
secretary-bookcases (bookcases)
shelves
Dimensions
83 3/4 x 44 7/8 x 22 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1958.223
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances Sortwell
GUSN
171861

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