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Drop-front Desk

Description

Child's drop front desk on frame. Interior with two outer drawers surmounted by two pigeon holes flanking central drawer surmounted by larger square drawer, each with turned knob handle.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1740-1770
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
chestnut (wood)
maple (wood)
molding (forming)
pine (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Chestnut
chestnut (wood)
Children's furnishing
Desk, Drop-front
desks
fall-front desks
Maple
maple (wood)
Molded
molding (forming)
Pine
pine (wood)
Dimensions
37 x 22.875 x 13 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.212
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
4350

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