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Ebenezer Eustis

American Federal Gentleman's Desk and Bookcase

1808

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Description

Federal dark and light alternating figured mahogany gentleman's desk and bookcase with gilt eagle signed by Ebenezer Eustis of Salem, Massachusetts.

  • Scalloped crest topped with turned urns with banded molding.
  • Three divided glass display sections with shelves and four doors secured by small locks.
  • Two large bottom drawers with locks, two small drawers with oval brass hardware and two bottom hinged locking cupboards.
  • Six tapered legs.
  • Secondary wood: White pine.

Provenance

Originally owned by John Wheelock, President of Dartmouth College and son of its founder, Eleazar Wheelock.

Exhibition

The Art Institute of Chicago, July 17 - September 13, 1971, "American Art of the Colonies and Early Republic" and illustrated in the accompanying catalog, pages 48-49, entry 59.

Condition Report

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Some repair to inlay.

Brass pulls and hinges are replaced.

Dimensions

Height: 95 inches / 241.3 cm
Width: 64.13 inches / 162.88 cm
Depth: 16 inches / 40.64 cm

Materials

Mahogany, Pine

Period

Americana, Federal

Decorative Style

Traditional Style

Country of Origin

United States

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