Post Road Gallery
Fine Decorative Arts

Desk from the New York State
Capitol Assembly Chamber

Designed by Eidlitz, Richardson & Co.

Made by Weller Brown Mesmer, Buffalo, NY, 1876

29 x 26 x 24 inches.

The drawer is inscribed and stamped by several representatives who sat at and used this desk.

There were 128 of these desks made. The High Museum in Atlanta, Ga, has one (#67) and discusses it fully in the new catalog, Art and Enterprise, American Decorative Art, 1825-1917.

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