Baltimore Federal Period Eagle Inlay Mahogany Cylinder Desk

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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.

Details

  • Period
    1810-1819
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
    Dimensions
    44.5 in. H x 43.25 in. W x 26 in. D
    113 cm H x 110 cm W x 66 cm D
  • Dealer Location
    Mt Kisco, NY
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    f89711606174933253fs
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2010

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Located in Mt Kisco, NY

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