Desk and Bookcase

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1750-1770

GUSN

GUSN-3849

Description

In two sections; bottom section of five drawers (two above three); bracket feet; pigeon hole interior; top section with cut down ogee pediment facade; two one-panel doors.

Details

Descriptive Terms

desks and bookcases
desks
shelves
birch (wood)
silver maple (wood)
walnut (wood)
silver (metal)
Chippendale
walnut (wood)
Walnut
Maple
Birch
Chippendale
Secretary

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Additional Identification Number

1977.200 A

Maker

Attributed to Sewall, Samuel (Cabinetmaker, attributed)

Dimensions

90.75 x 40.5 x 23.125 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.200AB