Slant-top Desk

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1800-1810

GUSN

GUSN-50295

Description

Slant-Top Desk. Four drawers; inlaid quarter-round shells in drawer corners; drawers over pigeon holes in interior. Straight skirt terminates in bracket feet with carved corners .

Details

Descriptive Terms

desks
cherry (wood)
chestnut (wood)
inlay (process)
maple (wood)
Norway spruce (wood)
cherry (wood)
chestnut (wood)
Chippendale
Federal
maple (wood)
Cherry
Maple
Chestnut
Pine
Inlaid
Chippendale
Federal
Desk, Slant-top

Maker

Possibly Noyes, Samuel S., 1785-1832 (Maker)
Possibly Maynard, Micajah, 1771-1807 (Maker)

Location of Origin

Wayland, MA, USA

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

42 1/3 x 42 1/8 x 20 1/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Edwin Buckingham Sears

Accession Number

1983.67

Reference Notes

Wesselman, Linda J. and Martha D. Hamilton. Earliest Recollections: Furnishings from the Family of Edwin B. Sears. Boston: Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities, 1984.

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
probably