Secretary Desk, Bookcase - Antique Associated At West Townsend

Secretary Desk, Bookcase

Upper Connecticut Valley, Western Massachusetts

Secretary Desk, Bookcase

In two sections, the upper case with molded swan’s-neck pediment centering three flame finials above a blind-fret carved frieze over double scallop-paneled doors enclosing a compartmented interior comprising of a row of valanced pigeonholes above adjustable shelves; the lower case with thumbmolded slant lid enclosing a compartmented interior comprised of a row of valanced pigeonholes centering a fan-carved drawer above five blocked and serpentine short drawers over three drawers, the reverse-serpentine case with four graduated long drawers over a conforming molded base, on short cabriole legs continuing to ball and claw feet.

Item Date: Circa 1770-1780

Measurement: Height: 95"; top case: 39.5" x 9.75"; bottom case: 41.5" x 19.75"

Material: Cherrywood

Item Condition: Excellent

Provenance: John S. Walton, 1957 to Jeannette Marks [Lexington, Kentucky] 1987 to private Ohio collection... thence to AAAWT.

Price: $29,750

SKU 621-180

For More Information, Please Contact David Hillier at 978-597-8084 or email

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