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Writing Desk

Description

Queen Anne -- Chippendale transitional style. Fall front opens, revealing five pigeon holes with five drawers below. Scalloped contour of pigeonhole dividers match pigeon hole cornice.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1740-1760
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
maple (wood)
pine (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Chippendale
Desk
desks
Maple
maple (wood)
Pine
pine (wood)
Queen Anne
writing desks
Dimensions
40.313 x 30.125 x 18.188 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.201
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
4267

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