Lady's secretary

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1800-1815

GUSN

GUSN-170792

Description

Federal style mahogany secretary with four font drawers and two glass doors with diamond-shaped mullions. Oval drawer pulls stamped with beehive motif. Brass eagle finial.

Details

Descriptive Terms

ladies' secretaries
desks
mahogany (wood)
brass (alloy)
Federal
Secretary

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

FD253

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

77 1/2 x 21 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.2041

Places

Possibly Massachusetts (United States)
Possibly Salem (Essex county, Massachusetts)