COLLECTION: Furniture

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Writing table

1760-1770
Origin: England
OH: 31"; OW: 34 1/4"; OD: 21 3/4"
Primary: mahogany and mahogany veneer; Secondary: drawer sides - oak, interiro framing and underside of top - deal
Museum Purchase
Acc. No. 1947-316
Writing table; flat, veneered top with shaped sides and serpentine front, all three edges terminating in flaring molding; paneled, veneered sides follow shape of top; single drawer at front, serpentine in shape with veneered facing; single bail brass and keyhole escutcheon at center of front; drawer opens to reveal sliding tray with felt top and two dished finger holes at front; bottom of drawer contains molded section at right front corner; carved, scrolled brackets beneath skirt on either side of front legs and in front of rear legs; front legs "square" in section, molded on two outside surfaces and chamfered on inside edge; molded cuff at bottom follows outline of legs; rear legs similar in all respects to front legs with exception that they are molded only on side surface; original leather and brass casters attached to all four feet.

Woods: Primary: mahogany and mahogany veneer; Secondary: drawer sides - oak, interior framing and underside of top - deal
Mark(s):None found