Portable desk

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1860-1900

GUSN

GUSN-18236

Description

Large rosewood veneer lap desk w/ mother-of-pearl inlay, monogram "MT". Contains pewter stamp "RHT". Inside a purple velvet interior desk top covers box space. In the front of the desk is a space for a stamp and writing instruments.

Details

Descriptive Terms

portable desks
desks
rosewood (wood)
veneer
wood (plant material)
Rosewood
DESK, PORTABLE

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Written Communication T&E

Dimensions

4.375 x 15.875 x 9.375 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.2326