Desk

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1740-1760

GUSN

GUSN-256405

Description

Queen Anne form, slant lid desk on frame. Sides dovetailed through top. Hinged lid conceals stepped interior. Seven pigeonholes with ogee valances over 10 drawers, two tiered drawers at ends and center have short pigeonhole above. Five drawers of lower case, four half width above full width bottom drawer. Thumbnail molded face boards on drawers and lid, which over hangs top and sides but is flush with drawer bottom. Wide molding nailed to leg frame overhangs apron. Apron shaped with flat topped ogee arch having drop at center front. Cabriole legs have unusual sqaring of front feet, rear legs have round foot. Stripped finish, evidence of dark stain. Brasses replaced.

Details

Descriptive Terms

desks
maple (wood)
pine (wood)
poplar (wood)
Desk

Associated Person

Thacher, Mary

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

377.1981

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

MA, New England

Dimensions

36 7/8 x 35 1/8 x 17 1/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Guido Perera

Accession Number

1999.582

Places

Possibly Massachusetts (United States)
Possibly