Partners' desk

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1900-1950

GUSN

GUSN-170538

Description

Chippendale style kneehole partner's desk with seven drawers. Cabriole legs with ball and claw feet on casters.

Details

Descriptive Terms

partners' desks
desks
mahogany (wood)
brass (alloy)
Chippendale
Desk

Inscription

"PAINE/FURNITURE COMPANY./MANUFACTURERS AND IMPORTERS/OF/FINE FURNITURE/48 Canal St. and/141 Friend St. BOSTON, MASS./NO________" (Printed in black ink on an oval label)
"Form 121/ORDER NO: 4249/SOLD TO: S.W. PHILLIPS/ " BY: CABOT/FINISH:___________/SHIPPER: C_________/1. LIKE TABLE" (Pre printed label with spaces filled in with handwritten pencil script)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

FD265

Maker

Paine Furniture Company (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

29 7/8 x 34 (HxW), 53 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.2054

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)