Salem Massachusetts Federal Secretary Bookcase

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In the Hepplewhite manner, a finely inlaid crotch and flame figured mahogany secretary bookcase of a slightly smaller scale. Made at Salem in the 1790s, its three drawer lower case measures 38.5" wide by 17.5" deep by 32" tall; with a fold-over cloth covered 15" deep writing surface. The upper case is also 38.5" wide, but just 10" deep and 52.5" tall; with three small drawers and three movable shelves. The enclosing glazed doors have their complete original mullion configuration.
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Details
Of the Period
Federal
Place of Origin
United States
Date of Manufacture
c. 1795
Period
18th Century and Earlier
Materials and Techniques
much original glazing
Mahogany solids
veneers
pine secondaries
Brass
Condition
Good. The finials appear as though two or possibly all may be later. The brass pulls on the two side drawers of the upper case are later replacements. Otherwise the mahogany solids and veneers are in expected restored antique estate condition..
Wear
Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Minor fading.
Dimensions
84.25 in. H x 38.5 in. W x 17 in. D
214 cm H x 98 cm W x 43 cm D
Dealer Location
Woodbury, CT
Number of Items
2
Reference Number
LU8667935332
Address
Antiquario Villas and Cottages
1023 Main St. S
Woodbury CT 06798
US
(877) 958-8027
1stdibs Dealer since 2009 Located in Woodbury, CT
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