Desk

Object number
01.271
Date
1880 – circa 1920
Description
Mahogany, chestnut, white pine desk with serpentine front, replaced (but probably old) brasses with George Washington bust, lid is veneered and supported by brass arcs. Probably made in Rhode Island. Gift c. 1977; appeared in advertisement, John S. Walton. Ref: "antiques", august, 1972, p. 148. Given as a period piece, dated c. 1790. Probably colonial revival period.
Materials
wood
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Stone
Object Type
desks
Related People & Organizations
Washington, George (associated)
Walton, John S. (associated)