Desk and Bookcase

Maker: John Davey (active ca. 1797–1822)
Maker: John Davey Jr.
Date: 1805–10
Geography: Made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Culture: American
Medium: Mahogany, satinwood veneer with white pine, yellow poplar
Dimensions: 94 11/16 x 45 x 22 3/8 in. (240.5 x 114.3 x 56.8 cm)
Classification: Furniture
Credit Line: Purchase, Fletcher and Rogers Funds, Mrs. Russell Sage Gift, and Sylmaris Collection, Gift of George Coe Graves, by exchange, 1962
Accession Number: 62.9a–c

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