Lady's Cabinet and Writing Table
Possibly by William Sinclair, American, 1775 - 1852
Shipping merchant Louis Clapier (born Marseilles, France 1765–died Philadelphia 1838) originally owned and kept this writing table in his Germantown home. Clapier was one of many Frenchmen who moved to Philadelphia in the late eighteenth century, achieved financial success, and rose to great social prominence.
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