Secretary Desk

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1810-1825

GUSN

GUSN-51010

Description

Secretary desk. Overhanging rectangular top surmounts lower case with two short drawers that surmount a two-door cupboard. They enclosed valanced pigeonholes, drawers, and shelves flanked by reeded pilasters; over a hinged and molded fold-out desk top. Rests on small tapered square feet.

Details

Descriptive Terms

secretaries (furniture)
desks
mahogany (wood)
veneer
Classical Revival (European revival style)
Federal
Mahogany Veneer
Federal
Classical Revival
DESK, SECRETARY

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

49 x 43 x 21 5/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.627

Places

Massachusetts (United States)