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Slant Top Desk

1987.436 (RS159367)

Description

Slant-top desk. Cherry, maple, white pine secondary wood, brass escutcheons. Four drawers with locks. Five interior pigeon holes and two tiered drawers. Rests on shaped bracket feet.

Details

Maker
Noyes, Samuel S., 1785-1832 (Maker)
Maynard, Micajah, 1771-1807 (Maker)
Date
1800-1815
Inscriptions
Bottom of center right desk drawer in ink: Briant Cow 22 day Jue Chadley Cow 14 day July White hef 4 day July Bottom of right desk drawer in chalk flour fatt Beans Leeks(?) Rum(?) Beef Oat(?) Bottom of case in chalk; ""Bottom"" !
Location of origin
Wayland, MA, USA
Material
Norway spruce (wood)
cherry (wood)
maple (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Cherry
cherry (wood)
Chippendale
Desk, Slant-top
desks
Maple
maple (wood)
Norway spruce (wood)
Pine
slant-front desks
Dimensions
42 x 40 1/4 x 19 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1987.436
Credit Line
Gift of Edwin Buckingham Sears
GUSN
5317

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