Desk

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1750-1800

GUSN

GUSN-308458

Description

Slant-top desk with four drawers and ogee apron. Drawers with elaborately stamped brass escutcheons that appear to be original. Interior with 8 pigeon holes with ogee shaped top and 8 drawers.

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

New England

Dimensions

41 1/4 x 36 5/8 x 20 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Frances Sortwell

Accession Number

1958.216

Date

1750-1800 (Possibly)