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Brass-mounted Mahogany Sea Officer's Desk and a U.S. Navy Civil War Era Pulley

Auction:
2509
Lot:
1019
Sold for:
$178$150

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 15, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Brass-mounted Mahogany Sea Officer's Desk and a U.S. Navy Civil War Era Pulley, late 19th century, hinged fall-front sea officer's desk with interior compartments with two short and two long drawers; an iron and wood double-sheave block pulley with iron hook, "USN" marking on one side of the block, (wear), desk ht. 18, wd. 24 1/4, dp. 10 1/2, pulley ht. 13, wd. 5 in.

Provenance: Reportedly from Portsmouth Navy yard surplus.
Estimate $300-500

The desk with several gouges and abrasions from normal use.

Keywords

United States Navy, Mahogany Sea Officer, fall-front sea officer, Portsmouth Navy, Desks, Pulley

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