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Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Circa 1815

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In mahogany and select mahogany veneer. Upper case with two Gothic arched glazed doors over two cupboard doors. The glazed doors enclose shelves, and the cupboard doors enclose pigeonholes and drawers. Lower case with a fall-front writing surface over a full-width drawer over stacks of square and bottle drawers flanking three graduated drawers. Turned legs. Has one central finial (not shown) with a spread wing eagle on a ball.
Height 81". Width 43.25". Depth 20.5".
Condition: Old finish shows surface wear. Age splits to sides of lower case.

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