Slant-top Desk

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1760-1780

GUSN

GUSN-55977

Description

Blockfront, slantfront desk with ball and claw feet (new, circa 1920). Four graduated drawers with brasses; lid supports; brass handles on each side (new). Interior has central hinged door flanked by two tiers of drawers surmounted by pigeon holes with shaped brackets. Entire piece has been stained and varnished--Victorian or turn of the century--possible period interior with new exterior??

Details

Descriptive Terms

slant-front desks
desks
brass (alloy)
mahogany (wood)
pine (wood)
Chippendale
pine (wood)
Chippendale
Pine
Mahogany
Brass
Desk, Slant-top

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

39.5 x 38.625 x 20.625 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Howard Van Sinderen

Accession Number

1933.1505