Secretary

English
about 1740


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

Overall: 118.74 x 131.11 x 59.69 cm (46 3/4 x 51 5/8 x 23 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

38.980

Medium or Technique

Mahogany

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture

Mahogany. Doors panelled in long, thin ogee moldings. Interior fitted with pigeon holes, drawers and compartments for ledgers. Cornice surmounted with fretted gallery centering in a swan-necked pediment; lower portion plain, three drawers, comtemporary handle and lock plates, gadrooned base with sturdy lion paw feet and cabriole legs.

Credit Line

Given in memory of Dr. William Hewson Baltzell by his wife Alice Cheney Baltzell