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Secretary

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...

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Marks

Later lock on small interior drawer marked: "Patented / Feb. 1. 76 / Nov. 27.77" and with a "Y & T" mark inside a shaped cartouche.

Provenance

Probablyt Swan family; gift of Mary W. Bartol, John W. Bartol, and Abigail W. Clark (Accession Date September 8, 1927)

Credit Line

Gift of Mary W. Bartol, John W. Bartol, and Abigail W. Clark

about 1790–1810

Object Place

New England, United States

Accession Number

RES.27.61

Medium or Technique

Mahogany, mahogany veneer, pine

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Case Furniture and Boxes