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Writing desk on stand


Artist Unknown (India)


c. 1725-1750

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G103
Writing desk on stand, Artist Unknown (India)
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Furniture | Desk: Rosewood, ivory inlaid with lac and silver; Stand: Ebony and other wood
Size: 35 1/2 x 25 x 14 1/2 in. (90.17 x 63.5 x 36.83 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, India, India, Vizagapatam
Culture: Asia, India, India
Style: 18th century
Physical Description: small writing desk having a circular floral pattern adorning the major surfaces (top, sides and front of door) with handles on either sides, hinges, top guard rail and front heart shaped lock plate of silver; mahogany stand for cabinet made in Portugal; C
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of funds from Mona W. Brown, the Ferndale Foundation, Barbara Jabr, Al and Mary Agnes McQuinn, Mahendra and Asha Nath, and the Ethel Morrison Van Derlip Fund
Accession Number: 95.57a-k
Added to Site: February 28, 2009