Secretary

about 1810–15
Attributed to Judkins and Senter (working 1808–1826)


Object Place: Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Randall 66

Dimensions

168.3 x 101.0 x 50.8 cm (66 1/4 x 39 3/4 x 20 in.)

Accession Number

32.267

Medium or Technique

Mahogany, satinwood veneer, maple veneer, pine

On View

Sandra Sheppard Rodgers Gallery (Gallery 138B)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Case furniture and boxes

Mahogany, satinwood veneer on lid and drawers. Flat top, two glazed doors, paneled in rectangle and pointed arches. Shelves, drawers, and pigeonholes inside. Lower part has slightly slanted lid above two long drawers and cupboard with two doors flanked by deep drawers. Dark bands of inlay in paneled design. French bracket feet. Shaped skirt. Ivory key-holes and centers of turned pulls.

Provenance

Possibly owned originally by a William Shaw; bought in Dover, New Hampshire, by Hyman Kaufman about 1916 and sold to Charles Hitchcock Tyler; included in the 1932 Tyler bequest to the Museum.

Credit Line

Bequest of Charles Hitchcock Tyler