Scroll pediment with carved finials. Triple division with convex and concave panels surmounted by carved shell forms on doors and slant lid, over 3 graduated blocked front drawers, on ogee feet. Doors flanked by fluted quarter columns. Brass bail handles and escutcheons.
Purchased from Mrs. J. Marsden Perry, Providence, Rhode Island, 1939.
The M. and M. Karolik Collection of Eighteenth-Century American Arts
Newport, Rhode Island, United States
Eighteenth-century American Arts No. 19
Overall: 241.9 x 101.3 x 66 cm (95 1/4 x 39 7/8 x 26 in.) Other (Depth of desk opened): 96.5 cm (38 in.)
Medium or Technique
Mahogany, chestnut, pine, cherry