Offered by: Levy Galleries
227 West 17th Street New York City, NY 10011 , United States Call Seller 212.628.7088


Rare and Important Two Shell Secretary Signed by Ichabod Cole

Price Upon Request
  • Description
    Primary Wood: Mahogany
    Secondary Woods: Chestnut, Mahogany, Pine

    Provenance: Found in a house in Seekonk, Massachusetts; John S. Walton Antiques; Private Collection, Virginia.

    Reference: Exhibited in Art & Industry in Early America: Rhode Island Furniture, 1650-1830 at Yale University, August 2016-January 2017, and illustrated in the accompanying catalog, number 79 (Rhode Island Furniture Archive, number 581). This secretary is also illustrated in Michael Moses' Master Craftsmen of Newport; The Townsends and Goddards, pages 306-307, figures 8.2, 8.2a and 8.2b. It appears in the May 1982 issue of The Magazine Antiques, page 980. The secretary is on the cover of the May 2007 issue of The Magazine Antiques and is the centerpiece of an article by Patricia Kane in the same magazine.
  • More Information
    Origin: United States, Rhode Island
    Period: 18th Century
    Creation Date: Made and signed by Ichabod Cole, 1790, Warren, Rhode Island.
    Styles / Movements: Other
    Dealer Reference #: LLC37
    Incollect Reference #: 182795
  • Dimensions
    W. 40 in; H. 92 in; D. 23 in;
    W. 101.6 cm; H. 233.68 cm; D. 58.42 cm;
Message from Seller:

For over 100 years, and spanning four generations, the Levy family has been involved in the field of top quality Americana. We have been fortunate to work with many of the top private and public collections throughout the world. This is only an introduction to our varied collections of Americana and objects of American interest. We invite you to visit our New York City loft space in Chelsea filled with fine examples of American furniture, silver, ceramics, needlework and painting.

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