Desk

Date:
C. 1797
Creator:
Shaw, John (1745-1829), [attributed to the shop of]

Brass plaque screwed to the underside of the lift-top indicates desk was presented to the state of Maryland by Philip B. Perlman, Solicitor General of the United States in memory of his friends and son who died in action during World War II.

Description (physical):

Mahogany, mahogany veneer, and dark and lightwood inlay with tulip poplar and yellow pine

Location:
100 State Circle, Annapolis, Maryland, 21401
Identifier:
MSA SC 1545-0546
Institution:
Maryland State House