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

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Rhode Island Chippendale - Goddard School Secretary Bookcase

25% Off Original Price: $ 15,000
Sale Price: $ 11,250
  • Description
    A cherrywood slant-front secretary on ogee bracket feet, with a complex blocked and fan carved interior, multiple drawers and pigeon holes, and a ledger recess. Two upper case panel doors enclose three fixed shelves. The lower case contains four graduated drawers, with later oversized brasses. John Goddard-Newport School, attributed to the shop of Daniel Spencer (1741-1801), a nephew of Goddard. Spencer had shops in Providence, Newport and Dartmouth, Massachusetts. The surface finish appears to be close to original. Handwritten ink inscription on the inside of the left uppercase door: "Peter Albertson to Alice U. Lane".
  • More Information
    Origin: United States, Rhode Island
    Period: 18th Century
    Materials: cherrywood, hand planed and carved
    Condition: Good. Original finish antique
    Creation Date: c. 1770
    Number of Pieces: 2-3
    Styles / Movements: Americana, Traditional, Chippendale
    Dealer Reference #: 609 JEBOE
    Incollect Reference #: 379726
  • Dimensions
    W. 44 in; H. 75 in; D. 23.5 in;
    W. 111.76 cm; H. 190.5 cm; D. 59.69 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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