Desk box

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1820-1845

GUSN

GUSN-241772

Description

Rectangular mahogany desk box with brass inlay. Hinged lid with brass corners and engraved nameplate. Box interior has a red leather writing surface and three small compartments. The short sides of the box have a small narrow drawer with a brass pull handle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

portable desks
mahogany (wood)
brass (alloy)
Desk, Portable

Inscription

"Barrell./New York" (Engraved)

Additional Identification Number

76.1
777

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Written Communication T&E

Dimensions

7 1/2 x 20 x 11 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of H. Paul Blaisdell

Accession Number

2010.32.1

Places

England (United Kingdom) [country]