Desk (Tambour desk)

  • Category:

    Furniture

  • Creator (Role):

    Edmund Johnson (Maker)

  • Place of Origin:

    Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, New England, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1793-1811

  • Materials:

    Mahogany; Pine, white; Mahogany veneer; Fabric; Canvas; Brass; Glass

  • Museum Object Number:

    1955.0096.004.001


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1955.0096.004.001

Object Name

Desk (Tambour desk)

Category

Furniture

Credit Line/Donor

Museum purchase

Creator (Role)

Edmund Johnson (Maker)-1811

Place of Origin

Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, New England, United States, North America

Date

1793-1811

Materials

Mahogany; Pine, white; Mahogany veneer; Fabric; Canvas; Brass; Glass

Dimensions (inches)

52.125 (H) , 38.75 (W) , 20.125 (D)

Dimensions (centimeters)

132.4 (H) , 98.4 (W) , 51.12 (D)

Measurement Notes

OW and OD are at writing surface.

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Montgomery, Charles F., et al. 1966 American Furniture: The Federal Period, in the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum.
Published: no. 187.
[Book] Fowble, E. McSherry. 1991 To Please Every Taste: Eighteenth-Century Prints from the Winterthur Museum.
Published: pp.208-209, no.92.