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Desk box

1998.558 (RS23336)

Description

Mahogany desk top w/ brass handles and corners and key surround. Engraved brass plate on top. Ink bottle and broken pens inside.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1850
Inscriptions
Engraved on lid top: ""R. H. Tucker.""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
mahogany (wood)
Object type
Written Communication T&E
Descriptive terms
Bible boxes
Brass
brass (alloy)
DESK, PORTABLE
desks
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Dimensions
7.25 x 21.75 x 10.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.558
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
19967

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