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New England Hepplewhite Secretary

American (probably Massachusetts), early 19th century. A Hepplewhite secretary in mahogany and flume birch, the bookcase with an inlaid crest and central eagle finial, over doors with diamond panes, the desk with four drawers, the top having a flame birch inlaid oval and containing a fitted desk compartment, all on French feet; ht. 82, wd. 41, dp. 20.5 in.

Provenance:Property from the Descendants of Bertha Benkard Rose, Oyster Bay, NY and Tucson, AZ

Condition:

Refinished. Replaced brasses and finials. A few minor pieced repairs to case. A few repairs to feet and cornice.

Estimate: $2,500 - $4,500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$1,440
12/10/2016

 

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