Desk

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1780-1810

GUSN

GUSN-57830

Description

Marlborough legs, shaped skirt, frame with 1 drawer; desk box with slant lid; natural; inscribed "Libertate Quietem" in red and yellow paint under lid.

Details

Descriptive Terms

desks
pine (wood)
Chippendale
Chippendale
Desk

Inscription

"LIBERTATE QUIETEM" (Painted)

Associated Building

Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.),

People and Organizations

Libertate Quietem

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

36 x 33.375 x 24.875 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann

Accession Number

1942.3099