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
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.
Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation
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95 in. high x 46 3/8 in. wide x 26 3/4 in. deep
Clarke County (Ga.)
Ware Double Parlor North
Date of Acquisition
“Secretary,” Ware-Lyndon House Collection, accessed June 29, 2022, https://warelyndonhouse.omeka.net/items/show/3.