1023 Main Street South Woodbury, CT 06798 , United States Call Seller 203.263.2211


Maryland Federal Period Secretary Bookcase

$ 12,500
  • Description
    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 at auction, the underbidder was a Maryland museum.
  • More Information
    Origin: United States, Maryland
    Period: 18th Century
    Materials: pale mahogany and glass, brass pulls
    Condition: Good. Fine unrestored antique condition; original finish with a small candle burn on the top front of the desk portion.
    Creation Date: c.1785
    Number of Pieces: 2-3
    Styles / Movements: Americana, Federal, Hepplewhite
    Dealer Reference #: 1512 KEOE
    Incollect Reference #: 379702
  • Dimensions
    W. 44 in; H. 83 in; D. 23 in;
    W. 111.76 cm; H. 210.82 cm; D. 58.42 cm;
Message from Seller:

Period furniture and decoration spanning four centuries and three continents, galleried in a 1754 National Register of Historic Places house in Woodbury; Connecticut's long established "Antiques Capital”. Five decades of antiques collecting experience in a succession of Historic Register homes in Virginia, New York, and Connecticut; and a 1901 beaux arts building on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Open Thursday through Monday from 11:00 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and on Tuesday and Wednesday by appointment.

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