A Fine Chippendale Mahogany Secretary Bookcase

In Three Parts; The Upper With A Scrolled Fretwork Pediment, Ending In 

Inlaid Rosettes, Centering A Molded Plinth With A Carved Phoenix On A Branch,

Above Greek Key Carved Molding And Crotch Mahogany Frieze, The Pair Of Glazed

Mullioned Doors, Opening To Adjustable Shelves. The Slant Lid, Opening To A 

Fitted Interior, With Carved Prospect Door, Flanked By Small Drawers And Valanced

Pigeon-Holes, Above Four Graduated Beaded Drawers, Raised On Ogee Bracket Feet.

H. 97 1/2” W. 44 1/2” D. 22 1/2”

A Very Similar Fretwork And Inlaid Rosettes Bearing The Label, John Shaw Is

Illustrated In Cabinet Makers Of Annapolis, By Elder And Bartlett.

Various Minor Repairs.

Beautiful Quality And Proportions.

Annapolis Marland, Circa 1770-1785

Price $ 16,500.00

Chippendale Mahogany Secretary Bookcase - writing surface