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Federal Inlaid and Veneered Secretarial Desk
Catalog#: August/September 2006
Category: Furniture - American
SubType: Desk
Origin: America-USA
Era: 18th Century
Height: 99-1/4 inches inches
Width: 45-1/2 inches inches
Depth: 22-1/2 inches inches
Federal Inlaid Mahogany and Satinwood Veneered Secretarial Desk

A fine example having a removable broken arch top above an upper case with two lattice glazed doors with oval mirror panels, resting on a base with an upper drawer with oval inlays on a satinwood reserve opening to a fitted interior of small drawers, pigeon holes and a central prospect door, above two doors with round inlays on similar reserve, all resting on French feet.

Baltimore, Maryland, circa 1795.

Height 99-1/4" (8'3-1/4"), width 45-1/2", depth 22-1/2".

Provenance: Israel Sack, New York; Henry Ford Museum, Dearborn, Michigan.

Literature: Pictured in Antiques from the Israel Sack Collection, Vol. 1, page 234, plate 589.

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