Portable Desk

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-311868

Description

A wooden two-in-one portable desk and toilet box. Has brass edges, handles, and a turnkey lock. Hinged cover when lifted reveals a mirror and segmented compartments designed to hold various equipment.

Details

Descriptive Terms

portable desks
metal
wood (plant material)
ivory (tooth component)
horn (animal material)
Desk, Portable
Desk, Portable

Inscription

"Shattuck" (Engraved on the cover)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Written Communication T&E; Writing Accessories

Credit Line

Gift of George C. Shattuck

Accession Number

1951.126