FEDERAL TAMBOUR DESK MADE BY ELISHA TUCKER
Made And Labeled By Elisha Tucker (working 1809-1827), 40 Middle Street, Boston
Primary Wood: Mahogany, Bird's Eye Maple, Birch, Rosewood
Secondary Wood: Pine
Height: 58 1/4 inches
Width: 41 1/4 inches
Depth: 21 1/2 inches
Provenance: Eimacke Collection, New York.
Reference: This desk is labeled by Elisha Tucker (1784-1827) who worked at 40 Middle Street, Boston, Massachusetts who worked between about 1800 and 1827. Other labeled Tucker pieces are at Winterthur, see Charles Montgomery The Federal Period, number 223 and number 302. Also, a much simpler desk with a nearly identical Tucker label was possibly owned by John Quincy Adams. The desk is now in a private collection.
Item number 4392.1