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Secretary

1974.51 (RS165524)

Description

Boston made Empire-style secretary-bookcase, typical of the work of Emmons and Archibald. Three part secretary; the base has a drop-front revealing small drawers and compartments with doors below the colonettes on either side; the top has glass paneled doors below a simple cornice. Unusual glass and brass knobs.

Details

Maker
Archibald, George, Emmons and Archbald (Cabinetmaker)
Date
1822-1826
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA, Suffolk Cty
Material
Norway spruce (wood)
tulipwood (Brazilian, wood)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
desks
Empire
Empire (style)
Mahogany
Norway spruce (wood)
Pine
secretaries (furniture)
Secretary
Tulip Poplar
tulipwood (Brazilian, wood)
Veneered
Dimensions
90 1/4 x 52 1/4 x 24 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1974.51
Credit Line
Gift of James Lawrence, Jr.
GUSN
67170

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