Child's rolltop desk
Overall: 32 3/4 x 23 1/4 x 13 1/4 in. ( 83.2 x 59.1 x 33.7 cm )
Child's ash fall-front desk; curved front with hinged lower section that forms writing surface and upper section that swivels back to be concealed in space surrounding four interior compartments, both sections with tambour-like wooden strips applied to simulate the appearance of a rolltop; with one top drawer, a lower book shelf joining the two shaped boards that form the sides of the desk, and panelled back.
Gift of Dr. Samuel White Patterson
handwritten in ink: on front edges of interior compartments (in what appear to be Greek or Slavic letters): "Ets Tor Meusiova KNéor Béov. / TysoL Eauròv"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.