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1971.723 (RS117727)

Description

Inset upper case section has flat molded pediment; two paneled veneered doors enclosing two adjustable shelves and three small veneered drawers with two round and stepped brass pulls each; lower body has slant front folding veneered writing surface, with two pullout supports with round brass pulls; three large veneered and beaded drawers with two indented round and stepped brass pulls on each drawer; straight veneered apron; turned front and back legs.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1825
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
brass (alloy)
mahogany (wood)
veneer
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
desks
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Mahogany Veneer
secretaries (furniture)
SECRETARY
Sheraton
veneer
Dimensions
68 x 38.125 x 21.125 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.723
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5377

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