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Desk and Bookcase

1977.200AB (RS80748)

Description

In two sections; bottom section of five drawers (two above three); bracket feet; pigeon hole interior; top section with cut down ogee pediment facade; two one-panel doors.

Details

Maker
Attributed to Sewall, Samuel (Cabinetmaker, attributed)
Date
1750-1770
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
birch (wood)
silver (metal)
silver maple (wood)
walnut (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Birch
birch (wood)
Chippendale
desks
desks and bookcases
Maple
Secretary
shelves
silver (metal)
silver maple (wood)
Walnut
walnut (wood)
Dimensions
90.75 x 40.5 x 23.125 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.200AB
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
3849

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