Chippendale Slant-front Desk (Governor Winthrop Design?)

Unknown American, American

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about 1775

Mahogany, cherry, mahogany veneer, and brass

Overall: 46 1/4 x 42 x 23 1/2 in. (117.5 x 106.7 x 59.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Katherine and Arthur C. Smith, Class of 1926, TU 1927

F.984.37.1

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Furniture: Desk

Classification

Decorative Arts

Not on view

Inscription

Stamped, on backboard, upper left: B-HOYT; stamped, on backboard, left center: B.C.; label on bottom: [star shaped lines, tapering off to the right]

Provenance

Katherine and Arthur Carleton Smith; given to present collection, 1984.

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