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Desk and bookcase

Bracket feet. Four drawers below slant-top desk section; pierced brass escutcheons. Scroll top with ball finial in center. Two paneled doors with shaped tops and fluted columns at sides. Cupboard has pigeonholes and two concave fan designs.

Provenance

Included in the bequest of the collector George Nixon Black (Accession Date March 7, 1929)

Credit Line

Bequest of George Nixon Black

American, About 1750

Object Place

eastern Massachusetts

Accession Number

29.756

Medium or Technique

Mahogany

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Case Furniture and Boxes