Secretary desk, c. 1770?
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probably London
Mahogany; H. 93 1/2 in. (237.5 cm), W. 43 1/2 in. (110.5 cm), D. 20 in. (50.8 cm)
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A secretary desk with glazed doors over a shelved upper section, a concealed writing surface, and three drawers has descended to the present with a probable history of ownership by Richard Bache, one of Franklin's grandsons. It may have come to Bache from his grandfather. Terms of Use Credits