Slant-front desk


Title
Slant-front desk
Description
Walnut slant-frontdesk (HOA 42 3/4" LOA 37 1/2" DOA 21 1/2"). Step-down, tripartate interior. Applied molding between writing area and lower drawers. Interior and exterior drawers are banded with veneer. The center of the writing surface has a secret compartment with a sliding door. Three drawers in the case. Ball feet and bed molding are replaced. Locks and valances replaced. American, probably southeast Virginia, possibly Norfolk, from first quarter 18th century. The accompanying video describes the piece.
Date
1710-1725
Original Format
equipment
Extent
Local Identifier
Historic Hope Plantation
Subject(s)
Spatial
Location of Original
Historic Hope Plantation
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