Drop-front Desk

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1890-1920

GUSN

GUSN-63539

Description

Slanted hinged lid; 2 slides; drawers, cubbies; inlay on surface

Details

Descriptive Terms

fall-front desks
desks
mahogany (wood)
marquetry
rosewood (wood)
walnut (wood)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
butterflies
Colonial Revival
berry baskets
walnut (wood)
Mahogany
Marquetry
Fruit Basket
Butterfly
Walnut
Rosewood
Colonial Revival
DESK, DROP-FRONT

Associated Building

Used at Barrett House (New Ipswich, N.H.),

Additional Identification Number

P1108

Maker

Possibly Pottier & Stymus Manufacturing (Maker)

Location of Origin

New York, NY, USA

Dimensions

39.375 x 33.5 x 20.625 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Caroline Barr Wade

Accession Number

1987.936

Places

New York state (United States)