Mahogany; oak, mahogany, fruitwood; textile
Overall: 41 1/2 x 42 x 21 5/8 in. ( 105.4 x 106.7 x 54.9 cm )
Mahogany writing desk with incised and gilded decoration; case with green linen-lined writing surface (probably not original) and two side-by-side drawers with brass ring pulls; raised on tapering squared legs joined by side, rear, and medial stretchers, with rear and medial stretchers joined by shaped horizontal panel; with separate unit containing two center drawers flanked by quarter-round side drawers below lift-top with curving profile designed to rest on rear desktop.
According to the accession records, the donor acquired this writing desk from Judge Herman Bolte.
Gift of Miss Marie A. Vaché
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