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Lady's Writing Table

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Satinwood, purpleheart. The square center with a velvet-covered rising writing slope, between raised sides with stepped fronts and an arched back containing a rising screen, inlaidwith purpleheart lines; the frieze with a long drawer, on square tapering leg s united by a concave-fronted...

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Provenance

By 1973, Richard Milhender; 1974, Gift of Richard Milhender to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Richard Milhender

English, about 1785–1805

Object Place

England

Dimensions

83.18 cm (32 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1974.423

Medium or Technique

Wood; satinwood, purpleheart

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture