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Lady's secretary

Description

Federal style mahogany secretary with four font drawers and two glass doors with diamond-shaped mullions. Oval drawer pulls stamped with beehive motif. Brass eagle finial.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1815
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
brass (alloy)
mahogany (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Possibly Massachusetts (United States)
Possibly Salem (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
desks
Federal
ladies' secretaries
mahogany (wood)
Secretary
Dimensions
77 1/2 x 21 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.2041
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
170792

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