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Desk on frame

1998.430 (RS31030)

Description

Desk on frame. Mahogany. Slanted leather-covered writing surface. Skirt carved into bracket shape; flanked by two side drawers with turned mahogany pulls. Rests on thick turned legs.

Details

Maker
Smith, Stephen (Maker)
Date
1858
Inscriptions
Stamped inside desk-top: ""MANUFACTURED/ BY/ STEPHEN SMITH/ NO 51 & 53 CORNHILL/ BOSTON""
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
black walnut (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
black walnut (wood)
DESK
desks
desks-on-frames
Empire
Empire (style)
Mahogany
Office Work
Dimensions
32 x 53 1/2 x 29 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.430
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18394

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