New England Sheraton three piece desk and bookcase (or secretary), mahogany with white pine and birch secondary woods. Arched cornice with three finials, above two six paned Gothic arched doors, and three lower drawers. Bookcase interior features three shelves above an integrated fitted interior with four letter slots and four dovetailed drawers. Desk opens to reveal baize lined interior and pen and ink well slots. The exterior features one large drawer above two smaller drawers, flanked by two fitted bottle drawers. All drawers are dovetailed with cockbeading and veneer decoration. The piece terminates with a shaped skirt and turned legs. 86 1/8" H x 40 1/2" W x 20 1/4" D. Possibly Massachusetts, circa 1800. Condition: Overall very good condition with some minor loss of veneer, some glass panes cracked, damage to the front of one drawer slide, and one bottle drawer missing two dividers. Later finish.
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