Writing table

Object Number: 
Mahogany, mahogany veneer; poplar, pine; leather
Overall: 31 3/4 x 42 x 24 in. ( 80.6 x 106.7 x 61 cm )
Mahogany Empire writing table with leather-lined writing surface; one center drawer and two drawers on each side with brass ring pulls attached to lion mask mounts (not original); raised on tapering columnar legs with reeding; front legs with paw feet, and rear legs with ball feet.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this desk belonged to Mrs. Effingham Lawrence (nee Watson), great-grandmother of the donor. Mrs. Lawrence died in 1853 at the age of 89.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Townsend Lawrence, 1952
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group