Desk and bookcase, bombé base
Attributed to Gibbs Atkins (American, 1739–1806)
Object Place: Probably Boston, New England, United States
Eighteenth-century American Arts no. 21
Overall: 248 x 106.7 x 61 cm (97 5/8 x 42 x 24 in.)
Medium or Technique
Mahogany, white pine
Amelia Peabody Gallery (Gallery 137)
Scroll pediment with flame finials. Shaped-paneled doors flanked by fluted pilasters with Ionic capitals. Shelves and pigeonholes inside, shell carved. Candles slides. Slant lid over 4 graduated drawers in bombe base. Claw and ball feet, shaped pendant from molded rail.
"the M. and M. Karolik Collection of 18th century American Arts."
The M. and M. Karolik Collection of Eighteenth-Century American Arts