Secretary/Bookcase

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1815-1820

GUSN

GUSN-50628

Description

It has a pediment with shell inlay at the center tablet. It is flanked with plinths, a molded cornice, and glazed doors with molded miniatures in "Chinese taste". It is on a four cockbeaded drawer case. The top secretary drawer is fitted with valanced pigeon holes and three drawers. It is raised on french feet, and has a shaped skirt and original brasses.

Details

Descriptive Terms

secretaries (furniture)
desks
glazing (coating)
mahogany (wood)
pine (wood)
tin (metal)
Federal
pine (wood)
Mahogany
Pine
Federal
Tin Glazed
SECRETARY

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

66.375 x 41 x 19.75 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.61

Places

New Hampshire (United States)