Slant-top Desk

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1770-1810

GUSN

GUSN-42733

Description

Four graduated drawers with inlaid fan corners; dull bracket feet; inlaid top; two-tiered interior with shell-carved door, pilasters.

Details

Descriptive Terms

slant-front desks
desks
inlay (process)
mahogany (wood)
maple (wood)
pine (wood)
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
tulipwood (Brazilian, wood)
veneering
Chippendale
American Colonial
maple (wood)
pine (wood)
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
tulipwood (Brazilian, wood)
Mahogany
Tulip
Maple
Pine
Inlaid
Veneered
Chippendale
Colonial
Desk, Slant-top

Inscription

In pencil on drawer sides

Additional Identification Number

55.1919

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

40.75 x 35 x 20.75 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Grace Gordon Latimer

Accession Number

1952.459