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The small worktable is serpentine on all four sides, and at each corner of the top is a demi-lune projection decorated with concentric half circles. There are three drawers with circular brass pulls; the upper drawer is fitted with compartments for pen and ink and with a rising desk flap...

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Inscription

On underside of writing flap: "Ethel M. Corrie Age 15 Years" and "Gillien Moseley / Salem, Mass."

Provenance

On the underside of the writing flap are written the names of Ethel M. Corrie and Gillien Moseley of Salem, Mass., suggesting that the table probably belonged to one of these Salem families;1961, gift of Miss Evelyn Sears (Accession Date December 20, 1961)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Evelyn Sears

1805-1815

Object Place

Salem, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Randall 103

Dimensions

Overall: 74.3 x 44.5 x 44.5 cm (29 1/4 x 17 1/2 x 17 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

61.1289

Medium or Technique

Mahogany, mahogany veneer, pine

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Tables, Stands, and Screens