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Slant-top Desk

Description

Slant-top desk. Mahogany primary, white pine secondary. Serpentine facade with four drawers. Interior of slant-top desk contains eight pigeon holes and six drawers. Piece rests on ball and claw feet.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1815
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
brass (alloy)
mahogany (wood)
pine (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
Chippendale
Desk, Slant-top
desks
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Pine
pine (wood)
slant-front desks
Dimensions
44 1/3 x 44 1/3 x 34 1/3 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.2832
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
72714

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