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Slant-top desk

Description

Slant-top desk with four front drawers with stamped brass escutcheons. Base with ogee apron. Inside there are 8 pigeon holes and 11 drawers with circular brass pulls.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1750-1800
Possibly
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture; Storage & Display Furniture
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
Desk
Desk, Drop-Front
Desk, Slant-Top
slant-front desks
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
39 x 35 3/8 x 19 3/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1958.207
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances Sortwell
GUSN
306387

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