Desk Tray

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1868-1899

GUSN

GUSN-12741

Description

Molded edged rectangular tray sits on four knopped feet. Top has two outer oblong grooves, two square cut-outs with applied scalloped brass around edge and red velvet in the bottom. Central "C" handle surmounts a knopped inkwell cover. Bottom of gray covered with brown leather.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pen trays
desks
appliqué (technique)
brass (alloy)
burl veneer
leather
velvet (fabric weave)
scrollwork
Burl
Brass
Leather
Velvet
Applied
Scrolled
TRAY, DESK

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Additional Identification Number

1971.1845A,B

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

4.5 x 9 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1845AB