Drop-front Desk

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1740-1770

GUSN

GUSN-4350

Description

Child's drop front desk on frame. Interior with two outer drawers surmounted by two pigeon holes flanking central drawer surmounted by larger square drawer, each with turned knob handle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fall-front desks
desks
chestnut (wood)
maple (wood)
molding (forming)
pine (wood)
chestnut (wood)
maple (wood)
pine (wood)
Children's furnishing
Maple
Molded
Chestnut
Pine
Desk, Drop-front

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

37 x 22.875 x 13 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.212