Desk

1760–75


Object Place: Boston area, Massachusetts

Catalogue Raisonné

Eighteenth-Century American Arts No. 26

Dimensions

99.69 x 97.15 x 52.39 cm (39 1/4 x 38 1/4 x 20 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

39.85

Medium or Technique

Mahogany, white pine

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Case furniture and boxes

Inscription

In graphite on bottom of second drawer: "2"

Provenance

Probably made originally for John Amory (1728-1803) and descended in the Amory family; 1939, given to the MFA as part of The M. and M. Karolik Collection of Eighteenth-Century Decoratve Arts (Accession Date: January 12, 1939)

Credit Line

The M. and M. Karolik Collection of Eighteenth-Century American Arts