Secretary DESK bookcase, New York, carved Federal, c1820, paw ft, acanthus, 78t
Circa 1820 carved Federal secretary desk, probably New York State, figured and flame mahogany, banded inlay on deep fold-out writing surface, acanthus carved pilasters with well-carved paw feet, three full lower drawers with later Chippendale revival pulls, brass mullion on double doors with thirteen individual light doors, flame mahogany frieze panel. 78 tall, 39 wide (43 wide at crest), 23 deep. 32 tall at writing surface. Condition overall excellent, old finish, 1962 repair and finishing notes on top board. Mr George Seeley, Essex, Conn (1962). Likely cabinetmaker from north of NYC. Many fine cabinetmakers were producing higher quality items like this along the Hudson River in population centers like Albany and Troy, NY. Makers such as Michael Allison. Selection of items from local estates.
The item "Secretary DESK bookcase, New York, carved Federal, c1820, paw ft, acanthus, 78t" is in sale since Friday, May 1, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Furniture\Desks & Secretaries\1800-1899". The seller is "circa19century" and is located in Century, Florida. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Region of Origin: America
- Color: Medium Wood Tone
- Style: Federal
- Depth: 23"
- Height: 78"
- Material: Mahogany
- Width: 39"
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Time Period Manufactured: 1800-1899
- Type: Desk