Slant Top Desk

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1800-1815

GUSN

GUSN-5317

Description

Slant-top desk. Cherry, maple, white pine secondary wood, brass escutcheons. Four drawers with locks. Five interior pigeon holes and two tiered drawers. Rests on shaped bracket feet.

Details

Descriptive Terms

slant-front desks
desks
cherry (wood)
maple (wood)
Norway spruce (wood)
cherry (wood)
Chippendale
maple (wood)
Cherry
Maple
Pine
Chippendale
Desk, Slant-top

Inscription

Bottom of center right desk drawer in ink: Briant Cow 22 day Jue Chadley Cow 14 day July White hef 4 day July Bottom of right desk drawer in chalk flour fatt Beans Leeks(?) Rum(?) Beef Oat(?) Bottom of case in chalk; ""Bottom"" !

Maker

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

Location of Origin

Wayland, MA, USA

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

42 x 40 1/4 x 19 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Edwin Buckingham Sears

Accession Number

1987.436

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Probably