Date1755 – 1780
White pine, red cedar and chestnut four-drawer desk with slender ogee bracket feet; interior has block-front drawers with shell-carving; desk has sliding wooden locks in top drawer and sliding well on interior surface; plain brasses and lock escutcheons are original. Attributed To Goddard, Newport, RI, originally belonged to William Ellery.
Credit LineGift of Estate of William Hammett
Related People & OrganizationsEllery, Henrietta (associated)
Ellery, William, 1727-1820 (associated)
Goddard, Thomas (associated)
Hammett, William H., Mrs. (associated)