John & Rico's Antique American and European Furniture from

Their Drawing Room of Newport.

Located in Newport Rhode Island

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# 5291. A 19th century Secretary signed Caron l'ainé (stamped under the writing surface fabric). Age: 1861(date marked in pencil 1861). Size: 40" - 30" tall to the top of the pull out writing surface and 88" tall to the top of the crest. This finely crafted cabinet is from a Newport Rhode Island Estate. There are 4 external drawers; the pull out writing surface reveals two interior drawers - one with ink compartment and pen holder. The glass door cabinet supports three shelves. The legs are solid Ebony. The applied decorations usually in this form of furniture are gilt bronze, but on this cabinet all the decorations are carved wood. Missing wood decorations have been cast and applied but not yet gilt. The drawers are solid rosewood. The decorations have a strong Neo-Grec influence. Price: $15,000.00











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The Drawing Room is located at 152-154 Spring Street, Newport, Rhode Island 02840.We are open daily from 11 am to 5 pm and by appointment. If you have an interest in an item listed in this document or wish to purchase an item, please call us at 1-401-841-5060 (cell: 401-261-3980). The Partnership of Gacher and Santi has been in business for over 30 years. We have been located in Newport since 1985. Our email address is: drawrm@hotmail.com All images copyright by F. Santi, 2013


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