Desk

Object number
59.1.5
Date
1780 – 1800
Description
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.
Materials
wood
Credit Line
Gift of Ruth B. Franklin
Object Type
desks
Related People & Organizations
Franklin, Ruth B. (associated)