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A Good American Late Classical Carved Mahogany Secretary/Bookcase, mid-19th c., probably Southern, in two parts, the upper paneled doors opening to adjustable serpentine shelves, distinctive fold-down desk reveals a fitted interior with center door of Gothic design flanked by drawers and eight Gothic arched pigeonholes; the lower section having four drawers flanked by columnar pilasters supported on scroll feet, height 101 1/2 in., width 55 in., depth 39 in.

Portrait of Jeanne Roman (1836-1889) Holding a Dove, Daughter of Aimée Françoise Parent (b. 1797) and Louisiana Governor André Bienvenu Roman (1795-1866)