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Portable Desk

1951.126 (RS246179)

Description

A wooden two-in-one portable desk and toilet box. Has brass edges, handles, and a turnkey lock. Hinged cover when lifted reveals a mirror and segmented compartments designed to hold various equipment.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"Shattuck" (Engraved on the cover)
Material
horn (animal material)
ivory (tooth component)
metal
wood (plant material)
Object type
Written Communication T&E; Writing Accessories
Descriptive terms
Desk, Portable
horn (animal material)
ivory (tooth component)
metal
portable desks
wood (plant material)
Accession Number
1951.126
Credit Line
Gift of George C. Shattuck
GUSN
311868

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