European Decorative Arts and Sculpture
Secretaire CabinetMade in London, England, Europe
Designed by George Washington Jack, American (active England), 1855 - 1932. Made by Morris and Company, London, 1861 - 1940.
Mahogany with hardwood inlays
|Purchased with funds contributed by the Friends of the Philadelphia Museum of Art and with the gift (by exchange) of Julia G. Fahnestock in memory of her husband, William Fahnestock, 1986|
LabelMorris and Company was founded in 1861 to produce furniture that was simple and honest in its material and construction. By 1885, the firm was also producing richly inlaid cabinets such as this example in the fashionable neo-Georgian style.
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