Fixed top with two drop leafs secured by strap hinges; frame supports two drawers; upper drawer fitted with black velvet writing surface and smaller side compartments; all four legs are turned with ring-turned embellishments on tapered feet; upper drawer pulls (and lower right drawer pull) appear to be original; raised, rectangular tablets flank drawers.
"Grace Norton/ Shady Hill/ July 16th 1840" (Graphite)
"Grace 1/p 2/5"
- Object type
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
- Descriptive terms
- 29 x 17 3/8 x 19 (HxWxD) (inches)
- Accession Number
- Credit Line
- Bequest of Susan Norton