Desk on frame

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1858

GUSN

GUSN-18394

Description

Desk on frame. Mahogany. Slanted leather-covered writing surface. Skirt carved into bracket shape; flanked by two side drawers with turned mahogany pulls. Rests on thick turned legs.

Details

Descriptive Terms

desks-on-frames
desks
black walnut (wood)
Empire (style)
Mahogany
Empire
Office Work
DESK

Inscription

Stamped inside desk-top: ""MANUFACTURED/ BY/ STEPHEN SMITH/ NO 51 & 53 CORNHILL/ BOSTON""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Additional Identification Number

164

Maker

Smith, Stephen (Maker)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

32 x 53 1/2 x 29 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.430

Places

Massachusetts (United States)