Overall: 52 3/4 x 45 1/2 x 21 1/2 in. ( 134 x 115.6 x 54.6 cm )
Mahogany and veneered chest of drawers with secretary drawer; rectangular case with a backsplash, French feet, a serpentine skirt, and three graduated doors beneath a secretary drawer; drawers and round wooden knobs decorated with light-colored stringing; interior of desk drawer has tripartite arrangement with center bank consisting of four pigeonholes over a stack of two drawers (bottom drawer missing) flanked by banks consisting of a long drawer over a stack of four smaller drawers flanked by pigeonholes; backsplash may be later addition, mahogany veneer of top of case probably replaced, patches of mahogany veneer, molding, and front legs have been replaced.
Bach, Debra Schmidt. "Witness to history: Furniture and historic relics." The Magazine Antiques 167 (2005): 162-167.
Gift of Blanche Austin Rockhill
Per donor: Moore; bequeathed to Harriet Butler; bequeathed to H. Judd Ward (cousin); to Annie Lansing Austin; to Blanche Austin Rockhill; to NYHS
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