Secretary

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1805-1820

GUSN

GUSN-53083

Description

Three drawers in the lower case; drop desk; tambour doors; upper case with inlaid doors, adjustable shelves; pierced cornice.

Details

Descriptive Terms

secretaries (furniture)
desks
birch (wood)
cherry (wood)
inlay (process)
mahogany (wood)
maple (wood)
oak (wood)
pine (wood)
veneering
cherry (wood)
Federal
maple (wood)
pine (wood)
Mahogany
Maple
Birch
Cherry
Oak
Pine
Veneered
Inlaid
Federal
Secretary

Inscription

In pencil on drawers: drawer nos. In pencil on backboard: ""This Side/Down"" on top: ""Top""

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

86.5 x 39.75 x 22 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Margaret R. Claflin

Accession Number

1942.616

Places

New Hampshire (United States)