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Slant-top Desk

1983.67 (RS33685)

Description

Slant-Top Desk. Four drawers; inlaid quarter-round shells in drawer corners; drawers over pigeon holes in interior. Straight skirt terminates in bracket feet with carved corners .

Details

Maker
Possibly Noyes, Samuel S., 1785-1832 (Maker)
Possibly Maynard, Micajah, 1771-1807 (Maker)
Date
1800-1810
Location of origin
Wayland, MA, USA
Material
Norway spruce (wood)
cherry (wood)
chestnut (wood)
inlay (process)
maple (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Cherry
cherry (wood)
Chestnut
chestnut (wood)
Chippendale
Desk, Slant-top
desks
Federal
Inlaid
inlay (process)
Maple
maple (wood)
Norway spruce (wood)
Pine
Dimensions
42 1/3 x 42 1/8 x 20 1/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1983.67
Credit Line
Gift of Edwin Buckingham Sears
GUSN
50295
Reference Notes
Wesselman, Linda J. and Martha D. Hamilton. Earliest Recollections: Furnishings from the Family of Edwin B. Sears. Boston: Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities, 1984.

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