Baltimore Federal Period Eagle Inlay Mahogany Cylinder Desk For Sale
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Baltimore Federal Period Eagle Inlay Mahogany Cylinder Desk


A cylinder desk in the Hepplewhite style, executed in flame mahogany veneers and tulip poplar and yellow pine geometric inlay. The center door is inlaid with a heraldic eagle. Invented in the first half of the 18th century, cylinder desks feature a cylindrical cover that slides open to reveal interior storage compartments and a writing surface. The writing surface of this desk pulls out to reveal a stretched leather top. Above the writing surface there is a combination of compartments, shallow drawers, and the center inlaid door is flanked by two secret compartments.


  • Date of Manufacture
    Early 19th Century
  • Period
  • Condition
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    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 44.5 in. x W 43.25 in. x D 26 in.H 113.03 cm x W 109.86 cm x D 66.04 cm
  • Seller Location
    Mt Kisco, NY
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