Slant-Front (‘Governor Winthrop’) Desk
Second Floor - NW Sitting Room
Furniture and Hard Furnishings
Maple (possibly Cherry), white pine; last quarter 18th century. New England; 40 ¾” h. x 36” w. x 17 ½” d.
The slant lid (replaced) conceals a well fitted interior of ten pigeonholes
and drawers, including two center sliding vertical compartments, over a
lower open section flanked by small side drawers. Lower case with
four graduated drawers over a molded base and bracket feet. Condition: Slant lid is a replacement; desk has been stripped of its original paint and refinished with a clear coating.