• Chinese Export Porcelain Openwork Basket with Pitt Armorial
    Chinese Export Porcelain Openwork Basket with Pitt Armorial
  • Bombe Desk and Bookcase
    Bombe Desk and Bookcase
  • The Landing of the Pilgrims
    The Landing of the Pilgrims
  • Side Chairs
    Side Chairs
  • Penn's Treaty with the Indians
    Penn's Treaty with the Indians
 
  • Artist/Maker
  • Date Made c. 1796
  • Place Made
  • Materials Wood; Mahogany; Beech; Brass mounting
  • Measurements
  • Funds donated by The Grainger Foundation
  • Room
  • Accession # 2001.0001

John Quincy Adams' Writing Box

Of standard form and style for the early neoclassical period, this portable writing desk is distinguished by its documented ownership by John Quincy Adams (1767–1848).