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The rectangular top has four turned buttons at the corners to cap the posts. There are two drawers with beaded edges and wooden knobs. The upper one is divided for sewing utensils into three smaller xompartments in front and a larger one behind. The keyhole escutcheon is set sideways. The...

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Brass plate screwed to underside of proper left front leg reads: "W. De F. THOMSON / 231 MARLBOROUGH STREET / --BOSTON--" In chalk in inside of lower front rail: "S" In chalk inside rear of case: "I I I"


1919, given by Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson (Accession Date July 17, 1919)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson


Object Place

Probably Salem, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Randall, cat. no. 96


74.3 x 58.7 x 44.9 cm (29 1/4 x 23 1/8 x 17 11/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Mahogany, mahogany veneer, pine




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