Lady's desk

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1800-1815

GUSN

GUSN-170794

Description

Federal inlaid mahogany writing desk with three upper cabinets and four drawers. Drawers have oval shaped pulls stamped with eagles with outstretched wings.

Details

Descriptive Terms

ladies' desks
desks
mahogany (wood)
brass (alloy)
inlay (process)
Federal
Desk

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

FD255

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Massachusetts, North Shore

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

51 x 19 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.2043

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Massachusetts (United States)