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Adams Secretary

English Satinwood Adams Inlaid Secretary Desk Vitrine Top with Inkwells
Located in Swedesboro, NJ
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Antique 1890s English Adam Style Secretaires

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Satinwood

20th Century English Adams Style Hand Painted Double Bonnet Top Secretary Desk
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Early 20th century English Adams style hand painted double bonnet top secretary desk. Item features
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20th Century North American Adam Style Desks and Writing Tables

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Mahogany, Paint

Thomas Jefferson Signature Collage
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
from 1785 to 1789. President Washington then appointed Jefferson as the nation's first secretary of
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Antique Late 18th Century North American Historical Memorabilia

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Paper

  • Thomas Jefferson Signature Collage
  • Thomas Jefferson Signature Collage
  • Thomas Jefferson Signature Collage
  • Thomas Jefferson Signature Collage
H 28.75 in W 22 in D 1.88 in
Woman In Ballet Pose Holding a Flower - San Francisco Richard Edwards
Located in Soquel, CA
. Rich is a past executive director of The Friends of Photography and the Ansel Adams Center for
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1960s Photorealist Portrait Photography

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Silver Gelatin, Photographic Paper, Paper

Young Ballerina In Pose San Francisco Richard Edwards
Located in Soquel, CA
Friends of Photography and the Ansel Adams Center for Photography in San Francisco. In his thirteen years
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1960s Photorealist Figurative Photography

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Paper, Photographic Paper, Silver Gelatin

"Peter Pan" A Young Ballerina In Costume San Francisco 1960
Located in Soquel, CA
. Rich is a past executive director of The Friends of Photography and the Ansel Adams Center for
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1960s Photorealist Figurative Photography

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Photographic Paper, Silver Gelatin

19th Century Noble Gilt wooden Family photo Frame, American History
Located in Delft, NL
senator and was elected to the House of Representatives. After serving as Secretary of War, he became Vice
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Antique 19th Century North American Historical Memorabilia

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Fruitwood

1818 Declaration of Independence Broadside Engraved by Benjamin Owen Tyler
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
funded, engraved, and even secured an endorsement for his Declaration printing from the then Secretary of
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Antique 1810s American Federal Prints

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Paper

Eileen Lake
By Adolf Arthur Dehn
Located in Fairlawn, OH
hired Dehn to serve as his secretary and assistant, and to supervise a portfolio of reproductions of
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1930s American Realist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Oil Crayon

New York Night
By Adolf Dehn
Located in Fairlawn, OH
artist's widow) Dehn Quest Reference: Lumsdaine & O'Sullivan 182 Illustrated: Adams
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1930s American Modern Landscape Prints

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Lithograph

  • New York Night
  • New York Night
  • New York Night
  • New York Night
H 19.125 in W 13.5 in
The Golden Gate
By Adolf Arthur Dehn
Located in Fairlawn, OH
: Adams, The Sensuous Life of Adolf Dehn, Fig. 13.17, page 324 Reference: L & O 325 AAA
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1940s American Realist Landscape Prints

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Lithograph

Brooklyn Waterfront
By Adolf Arthur Dehn
Located in Fairlawn, OH
Illustrated: Adams, The Sensuous Life of Adolf Dehn, Fig. 9.14, page 213 (This impression) Adolf Dehn
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1920s American Modern Landscape Prints

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Lithograph

Jersey Shore III
By Adolf Arthur Dehn
Located in Fairlawn, OH
being analyzed by Freud, and hired Dehn to serve as his secretary and assistant, and to supervise a
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1960s American Modern Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Horses Leaving the Barn
By Adolf Dehn
Located in Fairlawn, OH
hired Dehn to serve as his secretary and assistant, and to supervise a portfolio of reproductions of
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1940s American Realist Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Watercolor

Cookham Dean, A Post Impressionist Landscape, Homage to Cezanne
By Bernard Meninsky
Located in Cotignac, FR
Churchill's secretary – bought some Meninsky drawings for himself and also on behalf of his friend Ivor
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Early 20th Century Post-Impressionist Landscape Paintings

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Watercolor, Gouache, Paper

1840 Campaign Kerchief of William Henry Harrison on Horseback
Located in York County, PA
earlier presidents, Andrew Jackson and John Quincy Adams, but only one example of each may survive and the
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Antique Mid-19th Century American Political and Patriotic Memorabilia

Materials

Cotton

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Located in Swedesboro, NJ
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Located in Bridgeport, CT
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Located in Carimate, Como
Very elegant Italian desk, writing table, with slant drop front, with the beautiful light and dark wood inlay decors in classic figures all around the piece. When closed we have 2 fr...
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Pair French Directoire Louis XVI White Painted Mirrored Gueridons End Tables
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Fine Quality Paint Decorated Gilded Adams Demilune Console Table, Circa 1890
Located in Swedesboro, NJ
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Unique Venetian Italian Paint Decorated Secretary Desk with Bookcase Circa 1890s
Located in Swedesboro, NJ
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Located in Kastrup, DK
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H 79.53 in W 34.26 in D 21.26 in
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Located in Bridgeport, CT
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Late 19th Century Louis XVI Style Gilt-Wood Bergère Armchair
Located in Casteren, Noord-Brabant
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1930s Georgian Style Painted Chinoiserie Secretary Desk with Bookcase
Located in Kennesaw, GA
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Located in Miami, FL
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Located in Bridgeport, CT
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Daniel Webster
By Thomas Morin
Located in Salt Lake City, UT
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H 30 in W 13 in D 11 in
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Located in Acworth, GA
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Located in New York, NY
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Located in Stamford, CT
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Located in Swedesboro, NJ
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Thomas Jefferson “Free Frank” Autographed Collage
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
John Adams, Roger Sherman, Benjamin Franklin, Robert Livingston, and Thomas Jefferson. At only
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1851 Daniel Webster Portrait, Antique Engraving after Chester Harding
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
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Campaign Kerchief From The 1840 Presidential Run Of W. Harrison
Located in York County, PA
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Located in Colorado Springs, CO
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Located in Colorado Springs, CO
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Located in York County, PA
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Located in York County, PA
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Located in WEST PALM BEACH, FL
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Located in Swedesboro, NJ
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Located in Swedesboro, NJ
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Rare Satinwood English Adams Style China Cabinet Breakfront Vitrine Circa 1910
Located in Swedesboro, NJ
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American Marble Bust of President John Quincy Adams on Circular Plinth, C. 1850
Located in Hollywood, SC
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Located in Milford, NH
General (1791-1795), Secretary of War (1795), Secretary of State under George Washington and John Adams
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Writings of Thomas Jefferson, His Works, Early Edition, 4-Vol., circa 1830
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
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Located in Sutton Poyntz, Dorset
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By Adolf Arthur Dehn
Located in Fairlawn, OH
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By Robert Adam
Located in Miami, FL
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By Thomas Ball
Located in Salt Lake City, UT
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Adams Secretary For Sale on 1stDibs

Choose from an assortment of styles, material and more with respect to the adams secretary you’re looking for at 1stDibs. Frequently made of wood, hardwood and satinwood, every adams secretary was constructed with great care. Whether you’re looking for an older or newer adams secretary, there are earlier versions available from the 19th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 20th Century. Many designers have produced at least one well-made adams secretary over the years, but those crafted by Adolf Arthur Dehn and Adolf Dehn are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

How Much is a Adams Secretary?

A adams secretary can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price 1stDibs is $4,750, while the lowest priced sells for $2,500 and the highest can go for as much as $9,500.