Desk

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1840-1859

GUSN

GUSN-72718

Description

Desk. Hinged, slanted writing surface; seven upper compartments, three drawers; two lower drawers. Rests on turned legs.

Details

Descriptive Terms

desks
brass (alloy)
mahogany (wood)
pine (wood)
tulipwood (Brazilian, wood)
veneering
wool (textile)
Empire (style)
pine (wood)
Mahogany
Pine
Tulip Poplar
Wool
Brass
Veneered
Empire
Desk

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

44 3/8 x 36 x 26 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.3246

Places

Massachusetts (United States)