Secretary

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

ca. 1825

GUSN

GUSN-5377

Description

Inset upper case section has flat molded pediment; two paneled veneered doors enclosing two adjustable shelves and three small veneered drawers with two round and stepped brass pulls each; lower body has slant front folding veneered writing surface, with two pullout supports with round brass pulls; three large veneered and beaded drawers with two indented round and stepped brass pulls on each drawer; straight veneered apron; turned front and back legs.

Details

Descriptive Terms

secretaries (furniture)
desks
brass (alloy)
mahogany (wood)
veneer
Sheraton
Mahogany
Mahogany Veneer
Brass
Sheraton
SECRETARY

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

68 x 38.125 x 21.125 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.723

Places

Probably