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Cylinder Desk

A work made of mahogany, mahogany and satinwood veneers, and tulip wood.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of mahogany, mahogany and satinwood veneers, and tulip wood.

Date:

1785/93

Artist:

John Bankston
American, 1754–1814
Richard Lawson
English, 1749–1803
Baltimore

About this artwork

On View

American Art, Gallery 169

Artist

John Bankston

Title

Cylinder Desk

Origin

Baltimore

Date

c. 1785–1793

Medium

Mahogany, mahogany and satinwood veneers, and tulip wood

Inscriptions

Signed on the proper right interior small proper left drawer, on right drawer side in script:"Jas Haillon"

Dimensions

112.3 × 107.2 × 52.3 cm (44 1/4 × 42 1/4 × 20 5/8 in.)

Credit Line

Restricted gift of the Antiquarian Society through Joyce Martin Brown, Mrs. Harold T. Martin, Mrs. Edgar J. Uihlein, Melinda Martin Vance

Reference Number

1981.291

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