Desk

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1770-1800

GUSN

GUSN-255032

Description

Hinged slant lid missing its lock, folds down to reveal 8 pigeonholes above six drawers with 3 drawers at center. Drawers all pine, dovetailed and nailed, brass knobs. Case has 4 thumbnail molded drawers with curly maple fronts, replaced brasses, dovetailed drawer dividers. Case sits on straight bracket base with cutout skirt, shallow carved fan drop at center. Refinished with orange-brown stain, evidence of much darker earlier color.

Details

Descriptive Terms

desks
maple (wood)
pine (wood)
Desk

Associated Person

Thacher, Mary

Associated Building

Original To Winslow Crocker House (Yarmouth Port, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

240.1981

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

New England

Dimensions

41 3/4 x 38 1/4 x 18 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Guido Perera

Accession Number

1999.445