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Child's desk on frame

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This small desk for a child stands on a frame decorated around the apron with ogee and other arch forms made of groups of cyma curves. The frame stands on four straight legs with pad feet painted black, as are the moldings at the top of the frame. The three-drawer desk has a slant lid, and is...

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In graphite on the bottom of three small interior drawers: 1, 2, 3


Early history unknown; 1945, gift of Mr and Mrs. Harold Pitman; 1951, received at the Museum,March 21, 1951 (Accession Date November 8, 1945)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harold A. Pitman


Object Place

Rhode Island or eastern Connecticut, New England

Catalogue Raisonné

Randall 56


Overall: 87.6 x 61 x 33.5 cm (34 1/2 x 24 x 13 3/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Maple, chestnut, pine




Furniture, Case Furniture and Boxes