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Secretary Desk

1986.627 (RS24724)

Description

Secretary desk. Overhanging rectangular top surmounts lower case with two short drawers that surmount a two-door cupboard. They enclosed valanced pigeonholes, drawers, and shelves flanked by reeded pilasters; over a hinged and molded fold-out desk top. Rests on small tapered square feet.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1810-1825
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
mahogany (wood)
veneer
Object type
Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Classical Revival
Classical Revival (European revival style)
DESK, SECRETARY
desks
Federal
mahogany (wood)
Mahogany Veneer
secretaries (furniture)
veneer
Dimensions
49 x 43 x 21 5/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.627
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
51010

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