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Slant-top Desk

Description

Slant-top desk. Mahogany primary wood; white pine secondary wood. Reverse-serpentine front encloses four drawers; top drawer flanked by sliding rests. Four graduated drawers. Beaded case. Hinged top with writing surface. Apron has fan motif central drop. Rests on ball and claw feet.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1810
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
Norway spruce (wood)
mahogany (wood)
Object type
Furniture; Storage & Display Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Chippendale
Desk
Desk, Drop-Front
Desk, Slant-Top
desks
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Norway spruce (wood)
Pine
slant-front desks
Dimensions
44 3/8 x 45 1/3 x 24 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.612
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
72420

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