Writing Desk

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1740-1760

GUSN

GUSN-4267

Description

Queen Anne -- Chippendale transitional style. Fall front opens, revealing five pigeon holes with five drawers below. Scalloped contour of pigeonhole dividers match pigeon hole cornice.

Details

Descriptive Terms

writing desks
desks
maple (wood)
pine (wood)
Chippendale
maple (wood)
pine (wood)
Queen Anne
Maple
Pine
Queen Anne
Chippendale
Desk

Associated Building

Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

40.313 x 30.125 x 18.188 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.201