A Classical Bureau

New York
October 1823
Michael Allison

Made in New York City, this fine bureau retains the label of cabinetmaker Michael Allison. The label indicates a work date of October 1823. A well constructed piece, the drawers are beautifully veneered with figured mahogany. The case is adorned with foliate carving and reeded pilasters on pleasingly turned feet. Rarely does one find a Classical example with an Allison label.

Mahogany (secondary woods: poplar and pine)

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