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Writing desk

Description

A portable desk that opens. The top wing has a lock and mother of pearl inlay. The bottom wing has oval mother of pearl across from the lock and other mother of pearl inlay in the corners.

Details

Maker
unknown
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
mother of pearl
wood (plant material)
Object type
Written Communication T&E
Descriptive terms
Desk, Portable
mother of pearl
portable desks
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
3 9/16 x 13 14/16 x 9 8/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.2631
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
222438

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