Desk and bookcase

1760–80


Object Place: Salem or Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 253.4 x 118.1 x 63.5 cm, 80.29 kg (99 3/4 x 46 1/2 x 25 in., 177 lb.)

Accession Number

1989.308

Medium or Technique

Mahogany, white pine

On View

Amelia Peabody Gallery (Gallery 137)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Case furniture and boxes

Desk and bookcase with blockfront lower section with gilded ball and claw feet and engaged columns; upper section has broken scroll pediment with gilded rosettes and carved torus molding.

Credit Line

Gift of Lucy Davis Donovan, Emily Lincoln Lewis, and Mary Lowell Warren in memory of their Mother, Mary Lowell Davis