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1933.6689 (RS160175)

Description

Slant-top, drawer below; two small drawers below upper doors; flat-top molded cornice; red and black paint used to simulate rosewood and yellow painted lines used to simulate inlay.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1835
Inscriptions
In pencil on lower drawer bottom: Reckoning
Material
Norway spruce (wood)
graining
painting (coating)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
desks
graining
Norway spruce (wood)
painting (coating)
Possibly Tudor Revival
secretaries (furniture)
Secretary
Dimensions
60 3/4 x 32 5/8 x 22 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1933.6689
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Henry Endicott
GUSN
36418
Reference Notes
Sander, Penny. Elegant Embellishments. Boston; SPNEA; 1982.

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