Offered by: Antiquario Villas and Cottages
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
    Styles / Movements: Americana, Federal, Hepplewhite
    Dealer Reference Number: 1512 KEOE
    Incollect Reference Number: 379702
  • Dimensions
    W. 44 in; H. 83 in; D. 23 in;
    W. 111.76 cm; H. 210.82 cm; D. 58.42 cm;
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