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Miniature Desk

1991.1053 (RS25757)

Description

Slant-top lid hinged with leather straps over two long drawers, each with single, carved wood pulls; the lid opens to three drawers and pigeonholes; everything is painted red.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1820
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Desk, Slant-top
desks
miniatures (toys)
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
Dimensions
9 1/2 x 9 1/2 x 6 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1053
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3269

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