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Object ID N1986.016.004
Object Name Desk
Collection Furniture
Credit line DHS Collection
Year Range from 1790
Year Range to 1800
Description Late Chippendale style slant-front bureau with ogee bracket feet and four drawers flanked by engaged fluted quarter columns. The open lid can be supported on two sliding arms. The upper desk portion contains two pigoen holes over two drawers and on either side are four pigeon holes with arched tops over one full width and two half width drawers. Written in pencil on the bottom of one of the small drawers is: "Rebuilt Mch 20 / 1935".
Dimensions H-44.25 W-21 L-39.625 inches
Subjects Desks
Furniture
Search Terms Writing Desk
Furniture
Writing Desks
Bureaus
Eighteenth Century
Room Hall (Second Floor)
Material Walnut; tulip poplar
Place of Origin Delaware Valley (?)