Slant-top Desk

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1835-1860

GUSN

GUSN-25865

Description

Four straight, tapered, rectangular legs support rectangular case with hinged, slant top and plain back splashboard or gallery. Top opens to reveal compartmented interior of four rectangular cubbyholes. Entire piece is grain painted in yellow and tans to imitate figured maple.

Details

Descriptive Terms

slant-front desks
desks
graining
pine (wood)
pine (wood)
Pine
Painted
Desk, Slant-top

Associated Building

Original to Casey Farm (Saunderstown, R.I.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

33 x 25.75 x 18.75 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Edward P. Casey

Accession Number

1955.317