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Slant-top Desk

1954.48 (RS161048)

Description

Four graduated oxbow-front drawers; ball and claw feet wtih spur brackets; small drops; two ties interior drawers; shell-carved pigeonhole drawers.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1760-1780
Inscriptions
"A Snow Storm 27 January/1803/Eben P[ ]d" (Purdee?)
"Balch 11 Lane Street/#106, West 4th Street Yo[ ]"
"Henry/Purdee/His Draw"
Material
eastern white pine (wood)
mahogany (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Desk
desks
eastern white pine (wood)
Federal
mahogany (wood)
Dimensions
45.5 x 45.5 x 27.375 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1954.48
Credit Line
Bequest of Harriet L. J. Croy
GUSN
45601

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