Federal Secretary Bookcase, Probably Original Surface


Federal Secretary Bookcase, Probably Original Surface, Image 1

A fine example featuring a pedimented top, gothic shaped glazed doors, lunette inlay, and graduated drawers... and flaring French feet. This is a top-quality Boston piece obviously inspired by Seymour shop traditions; perfect proportions, precise construction, and displaying choice inlay and veneer.

Date: Circa 1800

Measurement: Overall height: 76.75"; base height: 37"; base width: 47.5"; base depth: 21.5"; top width: 39"; top depth: 11.5"; writing height: 34.25"

Material: Mahogany case, pine secondary

Condition: High degree of originality, likely original surface; original brass hardware; trivial repair to inlay. The interior of the bookcase shows traces of cream-colored paint.


SKU: 594-46

For More Information, Please Contact David Hillier at 978-597-8084 or email drh@aaawt.com.

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