Slant-front Desk (part of desk and bookcase)

Unknown American, American

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about 1775-1790

Birch and original brasses

Overall: 43 5/16 x 41 9/16 x 20 1/8 in. (110 x 105.5 x 51.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of the Estate of Lydia G. Hutchinson, wife of Paul L. Hutchinson, Class of 1920

F.985.17.2A

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Furniture: Desk

Classification

Decorative Arts

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, in chalk, top of desk: C E Gliddur [?] Danvers Mass

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of Squire and Mrs. John Colley; collected by Paul Lochart Hutchinson (1898-1971), Class of 1920 and Lydia G. Hutchinson (1907-1985), North Palm Beach, Florida, date unknown; to Lydia G. Hutchinson, 1971; gift of her estate to present collection, 1985.

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