Date1780 – 1800
Maple, red cedar, pine, tulip slant-top desk with ogee bracket feet, four drawers; some of the desk interior is of red cedar. Plain (not bracketed) interior drawers of maple. Exposed dovetails on front of case; fine dovetails on top of case. Original ball-type handles. Typical desk made for export or middle-class consumption; not a high-style piece.
Credit LineGift of Ruth B. Franklin
Related People & OrganizationsFranklin, Ruth B. (associated)