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Tambour secretary

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Provenance

Early history unknown; later part of the Juliana Cheney Edwards Collection; given to the Museum in 1939 by Miss. Grace M. Edwards (JCE's daughter).

Credit Line

Juliana Cheney Edwards Collection

1798–1805

Object Place

Boston, New England, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Randall 65

Dimensions

Other (desk): 127.3 x 97.8 x 55.5 cm (50 1/8 x 38 1/2 x 21 7/8 in.) Other (bookcase): 54 x 96.8 x 26 cm (21 1/4 x 38 1/8 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

39.625

Medium or Technique

Mahogany, curly maple, she-oak, rosewood, curly satinwood, eastern white pine, ash, basswood, and cherry, with original blue paper lining and replaced brasses

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Case Furniture and Boxes