Desk

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1830-1840

GUSN

GUSN-50298

Description

Spiral-reeded legs, turned feet; lower doors; over-hanging drawers and cylinder-fall desk with interior pigeonholes, drawers.

Details

Descriptive Terms

desks
birch (wood)
cherry (wood)
mahogany (wood)
veneering
Norway spruce (wood)
cherry (wood)
Empire (style)
Mahogany
Cherry
Birch
Pine
Veneered
Empire
Desk

Inscription

In pencil on drawers: drawer nos.

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

54 x 40.625 x 23 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Edwin Buckingham Sears

Accession Number

1983.70

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

Maine (United States)