Desk

about 1810


Object Place: Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

EIghteenth-century American Arts No. 31

Dimensions

90.17 x 77.15 x 47.62 cm (35 1/2 x 30 3/8 x 18 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

41.576

Medium or Technique

Mahogany, satinwood, curly maple, inlay ebony and holly

On View

Sandra Sheppard Rodgers Gallery (Gallery 138B)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Case furniture and boxes

One of a small group of related examples attributed to Portsmouth, this desk provided a convenient surface for writing, when its fall-front was open.

Provenance

Haven family of Portsmouth; purchased for "M. & M. Karolik Collection of 18th century American Arts" from Israel Sack, Inc. for $1,050.

Credit Line

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