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
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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