A RARE WILLIAM AND MARY CHERRYWOOD DESK-ON-FRAME, THOMAS PALMER (abt. 1738-1782), LOWER MERION, PENNSYLVANIA, CIRCA 1760
the inside of the backboard is inscribed Made by Thomas Palmer husband of Elizabeth Roberts from a cherry tree growing on the John Roberts Place Lower Merion, Pa; retains traces of a historic surface.
Height 41 in. by Width 29 3/4 in. by Depth 18 in.; 104.1 by 75.6 by 45.7 cm.
John C. R. Tompkins, Millbrook, New York, April 1970;
Vogel Collection no. 78.