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Slant-top Desk

1933.1505 (RS161274)

Description

Blockfront, slantfront desk with ball and claw feet (new, circa 1920). Four graduated drawers with brasses; lid supports; brass handles on each side (new). Interior has central hinged door flanked by two tiers of drawers surmounted by pigeon holes with shaped brackets. Entire piece has been stained and varnished--Victorian or turn of the century--possible period interior with new exterior??

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1760-1780
Material
brass (alloy)
mahogany (wood)
pine (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
Chippendale
Desk, Slant-top
desks
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Pine
pine (wood)
slant-front desks
Dimensions
39.5 x 38.625 x 20.625 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1933.1505
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Howard Van Sinderen
GUSN
55977

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