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Portable desk

1998.2326 (RS24197)

Description

Large rosewood veneer lap desk w/ mother-of-pearl inlay, monogram "MT". Contains pewter stamp "RHT". Inside a purple velvet interior desk top covers box space. In the front of the desk is a space for a stamp and writing instruments.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1900
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
rosewood (wood)
veneer
wood (plant material)
Object type
Written Communication T&E
Descriptive terms
DESK, PORTABLE
desks
portable desks
Rosewood
rosewood (wood)
veneer
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
4.375 x 15.875 x 9.375 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.2326
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18236

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