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Drop-front Desk

Description

Slanted hinged lid; 2 slides; drawers, cubbies; inlay on surface

Details

Maker
Possibly Pottier & Stymus Manufacturing (Maker)
Date
1890-1920
Location of origin
New York, NY, USA
Associated Building
Used at Barrett House (New Ipswich, N.H.).
Material
mahogany (wood)
marquetry
rosewood (wood)
walnut (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
berry baskets
butterflies
Butterfly
Colonial Revival
DESK, DROP-FRONT
desks
fall-front desks
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Fruit Basket
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
marquetry
Marquetry
Rosewood
rosewood (wood)
Walnut
walnut (wood)
Dimensions
39.375 x 33.5 x 20.625 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1987.936
Credit Line
Gift of Caroline Barr Wade
GUSN
63539

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