Maryland Hepplewhite Secretary Bookcase For Sale
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Maryland Hepplewhite Secretary Bookcase


A Federal period pale mahogany Hepplewhite manner secretary bookcase with very fine rope and string inlays. Finish, glass, brasses and locks all original. In two parts: Three shelf bookcase with diamond mullioned doors, atop a lower case containing a fall-front desk with leather inset and three additional lower drawers; raised on straight bracket feet. The concealed top of the lower case has the remains of an original script label with Baltimore address. When last sold the underbidder at auction was a Maryland museum.


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  • Of the Period
  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1785
  • Period
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Condition
  • Condition Details
    Fine antique estate condition. Finish, glass, brasses and locks are all original. A marking from an old candle burn appears midway across the molding above the fall-front desk opening. An expectedly age-worn piece in museum worthy condition.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Minor structural damages. Minor fading.
  • Dimensions
    H 83 in. x W 44 in. x D 23 in.H 210.82 cm x W 111.76 cm x D 58.42 cm
  • Seller Location
    Woodbury, CT
  • Seller Reference Number
    1512 KEOE
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