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Desk

1983.70 (RS160177)

Description

Spiral-reeded legs, turned feet; lower doors; over-hanging drawers and cylinder-fall desk with interior pigeonholes, drawers.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1840
Inscriptions
In pencil on drawers: drawer nos.
Material
Norway spruce (wood)
birch (wood)
cherry (wood)
mahogany (wood)
veneering
Object type
Furniture
Places
Maine (United States)
Descriptive terms
Birch
birch (wood)
Cherry
cherry (wood)
Desk
desks
Empire
Empire (style)
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Norway spruce (wood)
Pine
Veneered
veneering
Dimensions
54 x 40.625 x 23 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1983.70
Credit Line
Gift of Edwin Buckingham Sears
GUSN
50298
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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