Object Place: New England, United States
Overall: 238.8 x 109.2 x 56.8 cm (94 x 43 x 22 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Mahogany, mahogany veneer, pine
Out on Loan
On display at The Parkman House, since June 13, 1973
Secretary in two cases; lower case, supported on bracket feet, contains a tier of four drawers, with the top drawer a secretary drawer and of greater depth; upper case contains two glazed bookcase doors below a shaped cornice with brass eagle on central plinth and ball finials at sides; muntins form octagonal pattern at center; elliptical brasses.
Later lock on small interior drawer marked: "Patented / Feb. 1. 76 / Nov. 27.77" and with a "Y & T" mark inside a shaped cartouche.
Probably Swan family; gift of Mary W. Bartol, John W. Bartol, and Abigail W. Clark (Accession Date September 8, 1927)
Gift of Mary W. Bartol, John W. Bartol, and Abigail W. Clark