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Desk

Description

Slant-top desk with four drawers and ogee apron. Drawers with elaborately stamped brass escutcheons that appear to be original. Interior with 8 pigeon holes with ogee shaped top and 8 drawers.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1750-1800
Possibly
Location of origin
New England
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
41 1/4 x 36 5/8 x 20 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1958.216
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances Sortwell
GUSN
308458

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