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Slant-top desk

Description

Slant-top desk with four drawers with elaborately stamped brass escutcheons. Inside are six drawers and six pigeon holes flanked by Doric columns.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1750-1820
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 x 37 x 19 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1958.221
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances Sortwell
GUSN
308494

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