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KNEEHOLE DESK

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

The desk is made from burl walnut. It has a plain top with inlaid bands along the edges. There are two top drawers, and three drawers on either side of the center kneehole. The kneehole has a recessed center compartment with a keyhole on the right. The desk has brass bat handles, and scroll bracket feet.

Object name:
KNEEHOLE DESK
Made from:
Walnut -- metal
Made in:
England
Date made:
ca. 1710
Size:
H. 30 1/2 × W. 30 × D. 19 in. (77.5 × 76.2 × 48.3 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
33.19
Class:
FURNITURE
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973