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Slant Top Desk

1971.373 (RS159262)

Description

Slant top desk with two large drawers; engraved brass pulls and escutcheon. Five interior partitions with drawers. Rests on plain ogee bracket feet, uncarved central drop.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1730-1760
Inscriptions
In chalk on the drawer back ""2"", ""3""
Material
Norway spruce (wood)
maple (wood)
staining
Object type
Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Desk, Slant-top
desks
Maple
maple (wood)
Norway spruce (wood)
Pine
Queen Anne
slant-front desks
Stained
staining
Dimensions
36 1/3 x 34 1/4 x 18 3/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.373
Credit Line
In memory of Chauncey C. Nash
GUSN
48557

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