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Fall-Front Desk

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Fall-Front Desk

Manufacturer: Robert Mitchell Furniture Company (American, 1836 - 1940)

Date: c. 1920
Medium: mahogany wtih glass and metal
Dimensions:
57 1/2 x 37 1/2 x 23 1/2 inches (146.1 x 95.3 x 59.7 cm)
Classification: Furniture
Credit Line: Gift of Nelda C. Stark, 1978
Object number: 61.900.79
Hugh Lenox Scott Appraisal: 65
Accession Number: 1978.46
DescriptionPart of suite; flat top; concealed drawer with swell front across upper section; two metal hinges holding fall-front in place; three swell front drawers across interior upper section; two drawers and four vertical slots on interior left section; one drawer and open space in interior center; two drawers and three horizontal slots in interior right section; three solid mahogany lower drawers; each with two glass knobs; tapered posts with carved long acanthus leaves over ring turnings along front corners; four lion's paw feet.
Provenance: W.H. Stark [1851-1936] and Miriam Lutcher Stark [Mrs. W.H. Stark, 1859-1936][1]; by inheritance to their son H.J. Lutcher Stark [1887-1965]; by inheritance to his wife Nelda C. Stark [1909-1999]; gifted December 18, 1978 to the Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation; accessioned to The W.H. Stark House | 1. See 1921 American Appraisal Company Appraisal of Furnishings of the Residence of W.H. Stark Orange, Texas. Page 125 entry 1.
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