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Slant-top Desk

1952.459 (RS159368)

Description

Four graduated drawers with inlaid fan corners; dull bracket feet; inlaid top; two-tiered interior with shell-carved door, pilasters.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1770-1810
Inscriptions
In pencil on drawer sides
Material
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
inlay (process)
mahogany (wood)
maple (wood)
pine (wood)
tulipwood (Brazilian, wood)
veneering
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
American Colonial
Chippendale
Colonial
Desk, Slant-top
desks
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
Inlaid
inlay (process)
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Maple
maple (wood)
Pine
pine (wood)
slant-front desks
Tulip
tulipwood (Brazilian, wood)
Veneered
veneering
Dimensions
40.75 x 35 x 20.75 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1952.459
Credit Line
Bequest of Grace Gordon Latimer
GUSN
42733

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