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Image of 1961.154a-c, Secretary
Image of 1961.154a-c, Secretary: 1961.154b
Image of 1961.154a-c, Secretary: 1961.154c
Object NameSecretary
Dateca. 1790/1815
DescriptionMahogany secretary, New Hampshire or Massachusetts, United States of America, ca. 1790-1815. Hepplewhite style secretary bookcase; inset upper case; molded top with veneered frieze and dentil cornice; two glazed, diamond casement doors; two adjustable shelves in cabinet; lower case with four beaded, veneered drawers with brass bail handles and escutcheons; hinged top drawer folds down to reveal a butler’s tray; butler’s tray features dark blue morocco leather writing surface, two sets of three stacked drawers on far left and right, and a long central drawer over six pigeon hole compartments; curved skirt and French bracket feet; two metal keys with decorative brass handles (b, c).
Accession number1961
Accession Number1961.154a-c

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