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Secretary desk and bookcase. Mahogany, mahogany venner on pine, chestnut drawer sides and bottoms. Bookcase has gothic arch doors and scroll pediment with brass rosettes at each scroll; desk has gadrooned lower rail and entablature; three drawers with round wooden pulls. Rests on twist-reeded legs with turned feet.
Norway spruce (wood)
In pencil on drawers: drawer nos.
Attributed to Noyes, Samuel S., 1785-1832 (Maker)
Wayland, MA, USA
81 1/4 x 42 1/4 x 20 7/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Gift of Edwin B. Sears and Rosamond Sears
Wesselman, Linda J. and Martha D. Hamilton. Earliest Recollections: Furnishings from the Family of Edwin B. Sears. Boston: Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities, 1984.
Massachusetts (United States)