Secretary

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Accession Record
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Acknowledgement letter
Acknowledgement letter
Acknowledgement letter
Accession Record
Appraisal

Title

Secretary

Description

Empire secretary with bookcase; probably made in Clarke County, Georgia area; regional features include raised panels on drawer fronts, wooden mushroom knobs,; side scroll columns; feet are recessed scrolls; bookcase has double glazed doors with large single panes of glass; interior is wide pine boards; large raked cornice is typical of Clarke County area 1840-1860.
Photographed by David Hammond

Source

Gift of Mr. & Mrs. Richard F. Bechtold; to Nancy, Lisa, and Brian Lukasiewicz from Ronnie Lukasiewicz; dedicated in honor of Nancy's role as the first director of the Lyndon House Arts Center.

Publisher

Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation

Date

1845

Rights

All items and images © their respective copyright holders. Please contact Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation for permission regarding reproduction and use.

Format

95 in. high x 46 3/8 in. wide x 26 3/4 in. deep

Type

Wood
Mahogany veneer

Identifier

1997.7

Coverage

Athens (Ga.)
Clarke County (Ga.)

Spatial Coverage

H105
Ware Double Parlor North

Date of Acquisition

1997

Condition

Very Good

Provenance

Unknown

Citation

“Secretary,” Ware-Lyndon House Collection, accessed June 29, 2022, https://warelyndonhouse.omeka.net/items/show/3.

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