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Desk

Description

Desk. Hinged, slanted writing surface; seven upper compartments, three drawers; two lower drawers. Rests on turned legs.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1859
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
brass (alloy)
mahogany (wood)
pine (wood)
tulipwood (Brazilian, wood)
veneering
wool (textile)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
Desk
desks
Empire
Empire (style)
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Pine
pine (wood)
Tulip Poplar
tulipwood (Brazilian, wood)
Veneered
veneering
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
44 3/8 x 36 x 26 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.3246
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
72718

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