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Secretary Abattant

Maker:
Possibly from the Workshop of Duncan Phyfe (1770–1854)
Maker:
D. Phyfe & Son (1840–1847)
Artist:
Duncan Phyfe & Sons (1837–1840, active New York)
Date:
1835–45
Geography:
Made in New York, New York, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Mahogany, mahogany veneer, gilt brass, mirror glass, marble, ivory with white pine, mahogany, yellow poplar
Dimensions:
62 x 39 1/4 x 18 7/8 in. (157.5 x 99.7 x 47.9 cm)
Classification:
Furniture
Credit Line:
Purchase, The Manney Collection Gift, 1983
Accession Number:
1983.225
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 738
with Christie's, New York, 1983
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