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Writing Table

1970.594 (RS115441)

Description

Four molded cabriole legs on casters; carved foliate ankles and knees. Oval molded apron (veneer) with 1 drawer. Top with green baize unset, leather border with gilt Greek key design.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880
Associated Building
Original To Bowen Family House (Brooklyn, N.Y.). Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.).
Material
leather
walnut (wood)
Object type
Furniture; Storage & Display Furniture
Places
Probably New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
Desk
leather
Leather
Table, Library
Table, Writing
tables (support furniture)
Walnut
walnut (wood)
writing tables
Dimensions
29 x 45 x 33 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.594
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret Carson Holt
GUSN
64628

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