Secretary

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1855-1865

GUSN

GUSN-18323

Description

Mahogany Empire secretary w/ top bookcase. High cornice; glass doors w/ arched mullions and three shelves behind. Two small drawers above fold-out desk top; three bottom drawers w/ fluted side pilasters. Thick scrolled front feet, vase turned back feet.

Details

Descriptive Terms

secretaries (furniture)
desks
mahogany (wood)
Empire (style)
Mahogany
Empire
SECRETARY

Inscription

Stamped on underside of top right drawer: ""R.H. BRABROOK. 45"" Printed on underside of top right drawer: ""John Wilson [unclear] 18 [unclear] ""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Additional Identification Number

163

Maker

Possibly Brabrook, E. H. (Maker)

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

83 x 42 x 20.25 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.361