Thomas Jefferson’s Mahogany Writing Box
Place Made: United Kingdom: England (possible)
Date Made: ca. 1777
Medium: wood; mahogany; European hard maple; European horse chestnut; basswood/ lime; brass fittings
Measurements: Overall: 5 5/8 in x 13 3/4 in x 8 7/8 in; 14.2875 cm x 34.925 cm x 22.5425 cm
Credit Line: Funds donated by Mr. and Mrs. Henry N. Flynt, Jr., in honor of his father. The box is owned jointly by the Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation, Inc., and the Fine Arts Committee
Collection: The Diplomatic Reception Rooms, U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C.
Accession No: RR-1985.0051