Slant-top Desk

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1760-1780

GUSN

GUSN-45601

Description

Four graduated oxbow-front drawers; ball and claw feet wtih spur brackets; small drops; two ties interior drawers; shell-carved pigeonhole drawers.

Details

Descriptive Terms

desks
mahogany (wood)
eastern white pine (wood)
Federal
Desk

Inscription

"A Snow Storm 27 January/1803/Eben P[ ]d" (Purdee?)
"Balch 11 Lane Street/#106, West 4th Street Yo[ ]"
"Henry/Purdee/His Draw"

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

45.5 x 45.5 x 27.375 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Harriet L. J. Croy

Accession Number

1954.48