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Secretary

1998.361 (RS23401)

Description

Mahogany Empire secretary w/ top bookcase. High cornice; glass doors w/ arched mullions and three shelves behind. Two small drawers above fold-out desk top; three bottom drawers w/ fluted side pilasters. Thick scrolled front feet, vase turned back feet.

Details

Maker
Possibly Brabrook, E. H. (Maker)
Date
1855-1865
Inscriptions
Stamped on underside of top right drawer: ""R.H. BRABROOK. 45"" Printed on underside of top right drawer: ""John Wilson [unclear] 18 [unclear] ""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
mahogany (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
desks
Empire
Empire (style)
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
secretaries (furniture)
SECRETARY
Dimensions
83 x 42 x 20.25 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.361
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18323

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