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Slant Top Desk

1954.162 (RS159261)

Description

Slant-topo desk. Cherry. Four drawers, elaborate bracket feet, two- tiered interior with shell carved on upper drawers.

Details

Maker
Stickney, John
Date
1770-1800
Inscriptions
On desk drawers in pencil ""John Stickney"" and various numbers and left and right designations.
Location of origin
Newbury, Massachusetts, New England; Newburyport, Massachusetts, New England
Material
Norway spruce (wood)
mahogany (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Possibly Newbury (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Possibly Newburyport (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
Desk, Slant-top
desks
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Norway spruce (wood)
Pine
slant-front desks
Dimensions
40 x 41 1/8 x 20 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1954.162
Credit Line
Gift of Evelyn G. Sears
GUSN
41540

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