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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...

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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

about 1810–15

Object Place

Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Randall 66


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

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Medium or Technique

Mahogany, satinwood veneer, maple veneer, pine




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