Lot 251
Southern Federal Walnut Inlaid Secretary Bookcase
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Virginia or North Carolina, circa 1800, white pine secondary, two-part form, top having a dovetailed case with applied cove molded cornice featuring vertical lightwood line inlay, above two raised panel hinged doors with lightwood line inlay, shelved interior, the base with exposed dovetailed case, hinged lipped lid with breadboard ends, interior with central highly figured prospect door with lightwood line inlay opening to reveal four graduated figured and inlaid small drawers, flanked by two drawers each above three valanced pigeon holes, the case with four graduated cock beaded drawers, inlaid and scalloped skirt, on French bracket feet.

82 x 41 x 20 in. Case width 39.25 in.

From the Collection of Margaret P. Altany, Charlotte, NC

Cut, patch, and repair to left side cornice; later hinges to upper doors; raised panels possibly later; fall front lid with cut and patch at hinge area; later hinges; later pulls with plug holes; veneer loss at skirt; cat scratches to sides.

$1,000 - 2,000