Slant-top desk

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1750-1800

GUSN

GUSN-306387

Description

Slant-top desk with four front drawers with stamped brass escutcheons. Base with ogee apron. Inside there are 8 pigeon holes and 11 drawers with circular brass pulls.

Details

Descriptive Terms

slant-front desks
wood (plant material)
brass (alloy)
Desk
Desk, Drop-Front
Desk, Slant-Top
Desk, Slant-Top

Associated Building

Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Furniture; Storage & Display Furniture

Dimensions

39 x 35 3/8 x 19 3/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Frances Sortwell

Accession Number

1958.207

Date

1750-1800 (Possibly)

Places

Probably