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3360T Marlborough
April 1, 2020 12:00PM - April 13, 2020 7:00PMCalender

Federal Mahogany Inlaid and Glazed Secretary

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3360T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: April 01, 2020 12:00PM


Federal Mahogany Inlaid and Glazed Secretary, Coastal Massachusetts, probably Salem, c. 1800, the top section with scrolled pediment centering a figured birch panel above glazed doors, set into lower section of fold-down writing surface and three graduated drawers, all on square tapering legs, ht. without finial 67, wd. 39, dp. 20 1/2 in.

Provenance: Peter Sawyer Antiques, July 1999.
Furniture from a Salem, Massachusetts, Collection
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Replaced finials, some glazed windows replaced, minor inlay repairs, bead strip along upper left side edge of top section missing. Refinished. Brasses replaced. Pediment is original. There are two remaining from an old set of finials, including the eagle.

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Peter Sawyer