Federal Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Inlaid Desk
- Sold for:
- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
- Date / Time :
- August 15, 2010 10:00AM
Federal Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Inlaid Desk, Michael Pearson, New Hampshire or Massachusetts, 1809, old refinish, replaced wooden pulls, (minor imperfections), ht. 54, wd. 41, dp. 19 1/2 in.
Note: Underside of base inscribed in period chalk "Michael Pearson May Nine (?) 1809 Made This," and carved with the initials "MP." Drawer divider inscribed in pen "Gertrude Pierce Aug. 24 1901. This secretary was given to me in September 1894 by Lucy G. (Brown) Rogers of Manchester, NH."
shrinkage cracks to door veneer, minor loss of inlay