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$ 15,000

Maryland Federal Period Secretary Bookcase

Origin United States, Maryland
Period 18th Century
Materials pale mahogany and glass, brass pulls
Dimensions
W. 44 in; H. 83 in; D. 23 in;
W. 111.76 cm; H. 210.82 cm; D. 58.42 cm;
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
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.
Styles / Movements Americana, Federal, Hepplewhite
Dealer Reference Number 1512 KEOE
Incollect Reference Number 379702
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