Secretary Bookcase

Date

1830-1850

GUSN

GUSN-51089

Description

It is a standard Empire secretary, with a heavy molded cornice on an open bookcase and a hinged desk top and box over three drawers. It is flanked by pencil turned columns, it also has scroll feet, turned rear feet and is painted black.

Details

Descriptive Terms

secretary-bookcases (bookcases)
desks
shelves
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Empire (style)
pine (wood)
Pine
Painted
Empire
SECRETARY BOOKCASE

Inscription

In graphite on the drawer in the right side of the bookcase is: Edward H. Little/Newbury.

Associated Building

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

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Title Accession Number

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

67.875 x 35.875 x 20.125 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.735