Secretary

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1825-1835

GUSN

GUSN-36418

Description

Slant-top, drawer below; two small drawers below upper doors; flat-top molded cornice; red and black paint used to simulate rosewood and yellow painted lines used to simulate inlay.

Details

Descriptive Terms

secretaries (furniture)
desks
graining
painting (coating)
Norway spruce (wood)
Tudor Revival
Secretary

Inscription

In pencil on lower drawer bottom: Reckoning

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

60 3/4 x 32 5/8 x 22 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry Endicott

Accession Number

1933.6689

Reference Notes

Sander, Penny. Elegant Embellishments. Boston; SPNEA; 1982.