Writing desk

Object Number: 
2329
Date: 
1880-1890
Medium: 
Mahogany, cedar, poplar, textile, metal, glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/8 x 14 x 9 in. ( 10.5 x 35.6 x 22.9 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: on hinges: "P.M. & CO./PATENT" impressed: on top of bottle: "DANA K ALLEN BOSTON/PAT DEC 25 1877"
Description: 
Wood writing desk with mounted brass corners, lock, plaque on top, and hinged lid; red velvet lined (with scalloped edge) interior panels with wood veneer, fitted compartment for writing utensils, two glass bottles, and stamped gold-plated hinge inside with flower.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group