Lot 453
New England Federal Secretary Bookcase
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Early 19th century, mahogany, mahogany veneer, white pine and poplar secondary, two part form, associated top with cove molded dove tailed cornice above a vertically veneered frieze, two molded astragal mullion doors with a louvered shelved interior, lower desk with a pull out fall front butler's desk, the exterior featuring two inlaid oval panels, and the interior featuring a highly figured tiger maple multi-drawered interior, above three graduated cock beaded drawers, flanked by reeded stiles, paneled sides, the whole raised on ring turned tapered feet.

89.5 x 41.5 x 23 in.

Collection of Charles E. and Jane B. Wehland of Howard County, Maryland and Raleigh, North Carolina

Associated top (marriage); shrinkage crack to top of base with fill on right hand side; replaced pulls; later drawer runners; replaced green felt writing surface; some cock beading missing to lower left side; other wear.

$800 - 1,200