Desk and bookcase

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1765-1800

GUSN

GUSN-171861

Description

Ogee bracket feet, four graduated drawer, slant lid, interior consists of open lower section, upper section of central door flanked by single drawers below two pigeonholes and pair of drawers.

Details

Descriptive Terms

secretary-bookcases (bookcases)
desks
shelves
mahogany (wood)
eastern white pine (wood)
birch (wood)
Chippendale
Secretary

Associated Building

Used At Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Newport, Rhode Island, New England

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

83 3/4 x 44 7/8 x 22 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Frances Sortwell

Accession Number

1958.223

Places

Rhode Island (United States)
Newport county (Rhode Island) [county]