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Lady's writing desk

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Provenance

With Parke Bernet (PB84), New York, Sale 714, Victorian International VII, 24 October 1979, lot 544.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by the William N. Banks Foundation in memory of Laurie Crichton

about 1849–54

Object Place

Probably Paris, France

Dimensions

947.42 x 434.34 x 789.94 cm (373 x 171 x 311 in.)

Accession Number

1979.612

Medium or Technique

Ebonized poplar (cottonwood or aspen), painted and stencilled, with velvet and gilded decoration

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Case Furniture and Boxes