Secretary

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1800-1900

GUSN

GUSN-55767

Description

Four bulbous feet support rectangular case with rounded corners containing three drawers with lookmatch flame veneer and elaborate stamped metal brasses. Hinged lid folds out to form writing surface; wooden rosettes extend to form lid supports. Upper case fits into molding of lower vase; contains shelves for books and glass, gothic arched doors. Flat, cushion cornice.

Details

Descriptive Terms

secretaries (furniture)
desks
laminating
wood (plant material)
walnut (wood)
veneer
Secretary

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

82 3/4 x 42 x 20 1/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Eleanor H. Kirk

Accession Number

1939.1