Federal Tiger Maple Slant-lid Desk, attributed to Asa Loomis, Shaftsbury, Vermont, c. 1815-20, replaced pulls, (imperfections), ht. 43, wd. 41 1/4, dp. 19 in.
Provenance: Originally belonged to Lemuel Buck, and descended in his family, Shaftsbury, Bennington County, Vermont, until approximately 1992.
Literature: See Robinson, p. 75; and Celebrating Vermont, exhibition catalogue, no. 7, p. 104.
Exhibitions: Celebrating Vermont: Myths and Realities, Middlebury College, 1991.
staining to top and interior, top slightly warped, hinges to top replaced with associated full-length patch.