Slant-top desk

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1750-1820

GUSN

GUSN-308494

Description

Slant-top desk with four drawers with elaborately stamped brass escutcheons. Inside are six drawers and six pigeon holes flanked by Doric columns.

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

Object Type

Furniture; Storage & Display Furniture

Dimensions

41 x 37 x 19 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Frances Sortwell

Accession Number

1958.221

Date

1750-1820 (Possibly)

Places

Probably