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Americana and Paintings

November 19 - November 21, 2015

Lot #1114
DepartmentFurniture
Sold For$1,500.00(hammer price)
 $1,800.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedDecember 17, 2015

Description

ELDRED WHEELER GODDARD TOWNSEND-STYLE SECRETARY
In mahogany. Bonnet top with turned flame finials and a broken arch pediment with scrolls ending in carved floral medallions. Upper case with chamfered fluted sides flanking block and paneled shell-carved doors. Interior with pigeonholes, shelves, and an arrangement of three drawers, the top with shell carving, flanked by letter slides fronted with fluting and stop fluting. Lower case's block and shell slant lid opens to reveal drawers and pigeonholes; three interior drawers with shell carving. Four graduated drawers below. Ogee bracket feet. Upper drawer of lower case with Eldred Wheeler paper label on interior bottom and a brass label at side of drawer engraved Eldred Wheeler Limited Edition #8". Height 90". Width 37.25". Depth 21.5"."

Condition

Good condition with very minimal wear at right side top of base molding. Last quarter 20th Century.

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