Desk

Object number
32.1
Creator
Goddard, John
Date
1755 – 1780
Description
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. Belonged to William Ellery of Newport, his granddaughter, Miss Henrietta Ellery, and her niece, Mrs. Hammett (wife of donor).
Materials
wood
Credit Line
Gift of Estate of William Hammett
Object Type
desks
Related People & Organizations
Ellery, Henrietta (associated)
Ellery, William, 1727-1820 (associated)
Goddard, Thomas (associated)
Hammett, William H., Mrs. (associated)