Desk and bookcase

  • Category:

    Furniture

  • Creator (Role):

    Thomas Sherburne (possibly maker)

  • Place of Origin:

    Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, New England, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1780-1795

  • Materials:

    Mahogany; Pine, white; Pine, yellow

  • Museum Object Number:

    1957.1396


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1957.1396

Object Name

Desk and bookcase

Category

Furniture

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

Thomas Sherburne (possibly maker)

Place of Origin

Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, New England, United States, North America

Date

1780-1795

Materials

Mahogany; Pine, white; Pine, yellow

Dimensions (inches)

82.063 (H) , 37.25 (W) , 20.563 (D)

Dimensions (centimeters)

208.44 (H) , 94.615 (W) , 52.23 (D)

Object Description

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Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Richards, Nancy E. & Evans, Nancy Goyne. 1997 New England Furniture at Winterthur: Queen Anne and Chippendale Periods.
Cat. no. 210, pp. 449-452
[Book] Downs, Joseph & du Pont, Henry Francis. 1952 American Furniture: Queen Anne and Chippendale Periods, in the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum.
Fig. 227
[Article] Mussey, Robert D. & Haley, Anne Rogers. 1994 "John Cogswell and Boston Bombe Furniture: Thirty-Five Years of Revolution in Politics and Design". American Furniture. 1994: 73-106.
Fig. 25, pp. 87, 90-94
[Article] Podmaniczky, Michael & Zimmerman, Philip D. 05//1994 Two Massachusetts Bombe Desk-and-Bookcases. Antiques. 145 (5): 724-731.