Slant-top Desk

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1790-1815

GUSN

GUSN-72714

Description

Slant-top desk. Mahogany primary, white pine secondary. Serpentine facade with four drawers. Interior of slant-top desk contains eight pigeon holes and six drawers. Piece rests on ball and claw feet.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

44 1/3 x 44 1/3 x 34 1/3 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.2832

Places

Massachusetts (United States)